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Published: 15 February 2018

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780198794790

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A Dictionary of Critical Theory

Second Edition

Ian Buchanan

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 750 authoritative entries on all aspects of critical theory
  • New edition extensively revised and updated, with new entries including hyperobject, autoimmunity, neoliberalism, and Max Weber
  • Wide-ranging coverage includes movements, theories, events, and biographical entries
  • Multidisciplinary: ideal for students of literature, philosophy, culture studies, gender studies, film studies, architecture, visual arts, environmental humanities, human geography, critical theory, anthropology, sociology, and history
  • Entries clearly explain even the most complex of theoretical discourses, such as Marxism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, deconstruction, and postmodernism
  • A-Z entries are fully cross-referenced, and many provide further reading suggestions

New to this Edition:

  • More than 50 new entries, particularly extending coverage of diaspora, race, and postcolonial theory
  • Revised and updated further reading lists