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The Identity in Question

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ISBN 9780203760215
Published October 29, 2014 by Routledge
310 Pages

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Book Description

As virulent nationalism increases in Europe and th debate surrounding political correctness continues to rage in the US, this volume provides a theoretical analysis of these events and the questions they raise for critical theory.

Table of Contents

Part 1a Debate; Chapter 1 Multiculturalism and the Politics of Identity, Joan W. Scott; Part 1b Debate; Chapter 2 A Matter of Life and Death, Cornel West; Part 1b1 Debate; diss1 Discussion; Part 1c Debate; Chapter 3 Democratic Politics and the Question of Identity, Chantal Mouffe; Part 1d Debate; Chapter 4 Freedom’s Basis in the Indeterminate, Hom Bhabha; Part 1e Debate; Chapter 5 Politics, Identification, and Subjectivization, Jacques Rancière; Part 1f Debate; Chapter 6 The Inevitability of Nation: Germany after Unification, Andreas Huyssen; Part 1f1 Debate; diss2 Discussion; Part 1g Debate; Chapter 7 Universalism, Part icularism and the Question of Identity, Ernesto Laclau; Part 1h Debate; Chapter 8 Reflections on Identity, Stanley Aronowitz; Part 1h1 Debate; dis3 Discussion; Part 2a Elaborations; Chapter 9 The New Cultural Politics of Difference, Cornel West; Part 2b Elaborations; Chapter 10 Culture and Identity (Working Notes), Etienne Balibar, J. Swenson; Part 2c Elaborations; Chapter 11 Wounded Attachments: Late Modern Oppositional Political Formations, Wendy Brown; Part 2d Elaborations; Chapter 12 Subjection, Resistance, Resignification: Between Freud and Foucault, Judith Butler; Part 2e Elaborations; Chapter 13 On Cultural Studies, Fredric Jameson;

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