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31 May 2012

216 Pages

ISBN: 9780748646647

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Zizek and Communist Strategy

On the Disavowed Foundations of Global Capitalism

Chris McMillan

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Contextualises Zizek's in relation to the difficulties of contemporary social theory and the political deadlock of global capitalism
  • Produces a sustained reading of Zizek's understanding of the economy and capitalism
  • Summarises key applications of psychoanalytic theory to politics and shared social life
  • Responds to Zizek's recent reference to the communist hypothesis and 'egalitarian justice'