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Against Recognition

Lois McNay - Social Science - 2008 - 232 pages
In this book, Lois McNay argues that the insights of the recognition theorists are undercut by their reliance on an inadequate account of power.
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Foucault and Feminism: Power, Gender and the Self

Lois McNay - Social Science - 2013 - 224 pages
This book offers a systematic attempt to explore the point of convergance between feminist theory and the work of Michel Foucault.
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The Misguided Search for the Political

Lois McNay - Social Science - 2014 - 224 pages
There has been a lively debate amongst political theorists about whether certain liberal concepts of democracy are so idealized that they lack relevance to ‘real’ politics ...
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Social Theory Since Freud: Traversing Social Imaginaries

Anthony Elliott - Social Science - 2004 - 185 pages
This compelling book traces the rise of psychoanalysis from the Frankfurt School to postmodernism, exploring in detail the social and political factors that have led ...
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Der Streit um Differenz

Philosophy - 1995 - 176 pages
First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Revaluing French Feminism: Critical Essays on Difference, Agency, and Culture

Nancy Fraser, Sandra Lee Bartky - Philosophy - 1992 - 201 pages
"... Fraser and Bartky have brought the encounter between U.S. and French feminism to a new level of seriousness." --Ethics In the last decade, elements of French feminist ...
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Key Thinkers from Critical Theory to Post-Marxism

Simon Tormey, Jules Townshend - Social Science - 2006 - 240 pages
`Tormey and Townshend have succeeded not only in making accessible the notoriously evasive ideas of ‘Post-Marxist’ thinkers, they have begun the vital work of critically ...
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Self and Social Change

Matthew Adams - Social Science - 2007 - 208 pages
'This is a superb book; beautifully written, lucid, and engaging, with illuminating critical discussions of the concept of reflexivity, psychoanalytic perspectives, and ...
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