The universal exception
by
 
Žižek, Slavoj.

Title
The universal exception

Author
Žižek, Slavoj.

ISBN
9780826495303
 
9780826471093

Personal Author
Žižek, Slavoj.

Uniform Title
Selections. 2006

Edition
Paperback ed.

Publication Information
London : Continuum, 2007.

Physical Description
xxxii, 387 p. ; 20 cm.

General Note
"Expanded to include a brand new chapter and preface" -- cover. Hard cover edition was considered selected writings, volume 2.

Contents
Preface to the paperback edition -- Editors' introduction : Slavoj Zizek's 'third way' -- Sect. I The absent 'second way': Eastern European liberalism and its discontents -- Why we all love to hate Haider -- Heiner Muller out of joint -- Sect. II Really existing socialism: Why are Laibach and the Neue Slowenische Kunst not Fascists? -- The fetish of the party -- Georg Lukacs as the philosopher of Leninism -- Prolegomena to a theory of Kolkhoz musicals -- Attempts to escape the logic of capitalism -- Sect. III Really existing capitalism: Multiculturalism, or, the cultural logic of multinational capitalism -- A leftist plea for 'Eurocentrism' -- A plea for 'passive aggressivity' -- The three faces of Bill Gates -- The prospects of radical politics today -- Sect. IV What is (not) to be done: Against the double blackmail -- Welcome to the desert of the real -- The Iraq War - where is the true danger? -- Some politically incorrect reflections on violence in France and related matters -- Author's afterword : where do we stand today?

Subject Term
Political science.
 
Capitalism.
 
Communism.
 
War on Terrorism, 2001-
 
Iraq War, 2003-
 
Culture.

Geographic Term
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-

Added Author
Butler, Rex.
 
Stephens, Scott.


LibraryMaterial TypeItem BarcodeCall NumberShelf LocationStatus
University LibraryBookBILKUTUP0306150JA71 .Z5 2007Central Campus LibraryCentral Campus Library