The Politics of Jean-Francois Lyotard
Justice and Political Theory
Jean-Francois Lyotard is still considered to be the father of postmodernism. An international range of contributors in the field of cultural and philosophical studies, including Barry Smart, John O' Neill and Victor J. Seidler consider Lyotard's writings on justice and politics of difference, feminism, youth and Judaism.
Table of Contents
Introduction, Chris Rojek, Bryan S. Turner; Chapter 1 Lyotard and the Decline of ‘Society’, Chris Rojek; Chapter 2 Forgetfulness and Frailty, Bryan S. Turner; Chapter 3 The Politics of Difference and the Problem of Justice, Barry Smart; Chapter 4 Saying Goodbye to Emancipation?, Caroline Ramazanoglu; Chapter 5 Narrative, Knowledge and Art, Ioan Davies; Chapter 6 Identity, Memory and Difference, Victor J. Seidler; Chapter 7 Lost in the Post, John O’Neill; Chapter 8 Lyotard’s Early Writings 1954–1963, Mike Gane;
Chris Rojek is Professor of Sociology and Culture at Nottingham Trent University and is editor of Touring Cultures., Bryan S. Turner is Dean of Arts and Professor of Sociology at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia. He is author of Orientalism, Post Modernism and Globalism.