Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 April 2021

264 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190071684

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In the Street

Democratic Action, Theatricality, and Political Friendship

Cigdem Cidam

  • An alternative view of recent democratic action and social movements that moves beyond frameworks of success/failure and spontaneity versus organization
  • Recovers value in recent social movements and uprisings that have been judged failures, and examines the relationship political theorists have to these movements
  • Brings together a group of political theorists who are rarely read together: Aristotle, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Jürgen Habermas, Jacques Rancière, Antonio Negri, and Michael Hardt

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