Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 November 2008

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780748633999

Bookseller Code (06)

The Politics of Radical Democracy

edited by Adrian Little and Moya Lloyd

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Draws on the work of a range of thinkers including including Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, Judith Butler, William Connolly, Jacques Rancière, Claude Lefort, Sheldon Wolin, Michael Hardt, and Antonio Negri, and Giorgio Agamben
  • Uses case studies such as the struggles of indigenous people, same-sex marriage, societies emerging from prolonged social and political strife, and the role of social movements in opposing processes of globalization - this blending of theory with practical political analysis helps locate and explain sophisticated theoretical ideas
  • Clear exposition of key arguments in radical democratic theory
  • Explains the implications of radical democracy for different levels of political organisation

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