Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 April 2014

280 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719070457

Bookseller Code (06)

Radical democracy

Politics between abundance and lack

Lars Tønder and Lasse Thomassen

Published by Manchester University Press

Reappraising the Political MUP

  • Available in paperback for the first time, the first book to outline the debate in political theory between those who subscribe to a theory of abundance inspired by Deleuze and those who subscribe to a theory of lack inspired by Lacan
  • Connects the work of Deleuze and Lacan with the tradition of political thought that runs from Spinoza and Hegel to Marx and Nietzsche
  • Offers unique contributions on topics such as: identity/difference, the public sphere, social movements, nature, popular culture, right wing populism, and political economy
  • Advances the discussion of radical democracy beyond the existing literature in the field
  • Two afterwords by William Connolly and Ernesto Laclau look towards the future of radical democracy

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