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Against Recognition

Lois McNay - Social Science - 2008 - 232 pages
The idea of the struggle for recognition features prominently in the work of various thinkers from Charles Taylor and Jurgen Habermas to Axel Honneth and Nancy Fraser who are ...
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Foucault: A Critical Introduction

Lois McNay - Social Science - 2013 - 202 pages
This work provides an introduction to the work of Michel Foucault. It offers an assessment of all of Foucault's work, including his final writings on governmentality and the ...
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Foucault and Feminism: Power, Gender and the Self

Lois McNay - Philosophy - 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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Critical Visions: New Directions in Social Theory

Anthony Elliott - Social Science - 2003 - 221 pages
In this remarkable book, Anthony Elliott develops a wide-ranging analysis of key issues and debates in contemporary social theory. Drawing social theory, cultural studies, and ...
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Beyond Identity Politics: Feminism, Power and Politics

Moya Lloyd - Political Science - 2005 - 198 pages
This book engages with key contemporary issues such as difference, identity and subjectivity, and their relation to power and politics. Moya Lloyd explores feminist conceptions ...
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Sacrificial Logics: Feminist Theory and the Critique of Identity

Allison Weir - Philosophy - 2014 - 228 pages
Allison Weir sets forth a concept of identity which depends on an acceptance of nonidentity, difference, and connection to others, defined as a capacity to participate in a ...
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Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left

Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau, Slavoj Žižek - Philosophy - 2000 - 329 pages
At the heart of this experiment in intellectual synthesis is an effort to clarify differences of method and understanding within a common political trajectory. Through a series ...
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