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Contributor Archive: Jessica Schmidt

182 Reviews

Béatrice Hibou, La bureaucratisation du monde à l’ère néolibérale

Ben Kafka, The Demon of Writing: Powers and Failures of Paperwork

Ash Amin and Nigel Thrift, Arts of the Political: New Openings for the Left

Boris Groys, Under Suspicion: A Phenomenology of Media

Eugene Gogol, Toward a Dialectic of Philosophy and Organization

Tom Eyers, Post-Rationalism: Psychoanalysis, Epistemology, and Marxism in Post-War France

Alison Assiter and Margherita Tonon, eds, Kierkegaard and the Political

André Béteille, Democracy and Its Institutions

Shereen El Feki, Sex in the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World


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Turn left and follow the path of least resistance

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Ash Amin and Nigel Thrift, Arts of the Political: New Openings for the Left, Duke University Press, Durham NC, 2013. 240 pp., £62.00 hb., £15.99 pb., 978 0 82235 387 4 hb., 978 0 82235 401 7 pb.

This book makes a much-needed attempt to revamp the Left’s struggle to ‘voice a politics of social …


174 Reviews

Books Reviewed:

Walter Benjamin, Early Writings, 1910–1917

Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer, Towards a New Manifesto

Bernard Stiegler, The Decadence of Industrial Democracies

Miguel Abensour, Democracy against the State: Marx and the Machiavellian Moment

Erika Cudworth and Stephen Hobden, Posthuman International Relations: Complexity, Ecologism and Global Politics

Alison Stone, Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity

Catherine Malabou, Changing Difference: The Feminine and the Question of Philosophy

Nadir Lahiji, ed., The Political Unconscious of Architecture: Re-opening Jameson’s Narrative

Gillian Howie, Between Feminism and Materialism: A Question of Method

Martin Woessner, Heidegger in America

Chris Danta, Literature Suspends Death: Sacrifice and Storytelling in Kierkegaard, Kafka and Blanchot


by , , , , , , , , , and / RP 174 (Jul/Aug 2012) / Reviews