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Published: 01 August 2008

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719073021

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Time and World Politics

Thinking the Present

Kimberly Hutchings

Published by Manchester University Press

Reappraising the Political MUP

  • Analyses the effects of assumptions about time in the work of contemporary theorists of world politics, including Habermas, Hardt, Negri, Virilio, Agamben and liberal and realist Internation Relations theorists
  • Argues for an 'untimely' approach to theorising political time
  • Critically evaluates predominant modes of theorising time in world politics and develops an original alternative, drawing on feminist and postcolonial inspiration
  • Examines major thinkers such as Machiavelli, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Benjamin, Arendt, Derrida and Deleuze

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