Zizek's Politics

By Jodi Dean

© 2007 – Routledge

260 pages

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About the Book

A critical introduction to the political thought of one of the most important, original and enigmatic philosophers writing today. Zizek's Politics provides an original interpretation and defence of the Slovenian philosopher's radical critique of liberalism, democracy, and global capital.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Enjoyment as a Category of Political Theory 2. Fascism and Stalinism 3. Democratic Fundamentalism 4. Law: From Superego to Love Conclusion: Revolution Today

About the Author

Jodi Dean teaches political theory at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. She has authored and edited eight books, including Aliens in America (1998), Publicity’s Secret (2002), and, with Paul A. Passavant, Empire’s New Clothes: Reading Hardt and Negri (Routledge 2004).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL010000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory