Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2019

272 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474446143

Bookseller Code (06)

The Common and Counter-Hegemonic Politics

Re-Thinking Social Change

First Edition

Alexandros Kioupkiolis

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Breaks new ground by introducing agonistic theory and hegemony in the contemporary debate on the commons and community
  • Draws on the work of Jean-Luc Nancy, Chantal Mouffe, Elinor Ostrom, Hardt and Negri, and Ernesto Laclau
  • Clarifies contemporary theory by engaging with present-day examples of the politics of the common(s), including the governance of the digital commons, recent democratic mobilisations such as the Occupy movements and citizens' municipal platforms of self-governance

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