In this new and highly original work Ernesto Laclau continues the philosophical and political exploration initiated in Hegemony and Socialist Strategy, New. In this highly original work Ernesto Laclau continues the philosophical and political exploration initiated in Hegemony and Socialist Strategy. Here he focuses on. A philosophical and political exploration of the construction of popular identities In this highly original and influential work, Ernesto Laclau focuses.
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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. About On Populist Reason In this highly original work Ernesto Laclau continues the philosophical and political exploration initiated in Hegemony and Socialist Strategy. But he also reveals the limits of that politics, not least the way in which it defuses and undoes political difference.
In one instance, Laclau cites Zizek’s accusation that Laclau doesn’t perceive capitalism as having an internal logic which creates its own contradiction, and instead believes that history consists of contingent historical constellations This struck me as a bit silly – Laclau and Zizek appear to differ on whether or not capitalism has a logic which immanently produces contradictions.
Laclau’s specific theory of populism is interesting and engaging. Sep 25, Pages. But that begs the lopulist, precisely, of those more difficult populist movements such as Peronism.
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Mathieu Molard Tomas Statius 17 May Share your thoughts with other customers. But he also reveals the limits of that politics, not least the way in which it defuses and undoes political difference. Sep 17, Pages. It is difficult not to be bowled over by the elegance and seductiveness of his writing. Our current epoch is best described as posthegemonic, in which any dialectic between politics and administration is decisively broken.
This book is essential reading for all those interested in the question of political identities in present-day societies. But this is no reason ernestk dismiss the category as hopelessly vague or imprecise. He rrnesto, through exemplification, the workings of populism and, by extension, hegemonic politics.
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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. In particular, the relation of populism to democracy and to the logic of representation is given special emphasis.
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Add to Cart Add to Cart. Populism and the Mirror of Democracy As someone with a lingering interest in political science, I found this quite intriguing, although I don’t think there’s enough to justify buying the book solely for its empirical analysis.
Sovereignty should be returned to the people who constitute, populism argues, the full body of social totality.
Add both to Cart Add both to List. I do not mean something that is essentially restricted to the areas of speech and writing, but any complex of elements in which relations play the constitutive role” p.
As such, my real issue was that this sentence received no further clarification – the following line is something like “If we adopt the latter of these two positions Too often, however, Laclau seems to accept the populist argument that power is held by the state and that the people are indeed powerless underdogs.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Erneato theory they explicate is more thoroughly advanced in Laclau’s own work. But as discourse becomes “co-extensive with the social” so it also becomes co-extensive with the political, while the political is equivalent to hegemonic struggle, and hegemony is nothing but the logic of populism. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Ernesot have a Kindle?
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Here, individual demands are disaggregated and so differentiated and addressed separately by a bureaucracy that therefore integrates distinct elements of the people within the system.
This is the second or third text I’ve read from Laclau on political theory, all of which I’ve really enjoyed. English Choose a language for shopping. It is difficult not to be bowled over by the elegance and seductiveness of his writing.