New Books in Critical Theory

Interviews with Scholars of Critical Theory about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/critical-theory/

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episode 83: Filippo Menozzi, "World Literature, Non-Synchronism, and the Politics of Time" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020)


Menozzi offers to look at literature and literary processes through the prism of non-synchronism...


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episode 96: Kathryn Sikkink, "The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities" (Yale UP, 2020)


Sikkink puts forward a framework of rights and responsibilities; moving beyond the language of rights that has come to dominate scholarship and activism...


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episode 187: Ben Burgis, "Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left" (Zero Books, 2019)


Both a professor of philosophy and a committed political leftist, Burgis wades through a host of contemporary examples, arguing that the common arguments for capitalism and against socialism often rely on questionable logic that can be debated...


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episode 73: Patrick Ffrench, "Roland Barthes and Film: Myth, Eroticism and Poetics" (Bloomsbury, 2019)


French offers a comprehensively researched and finely argued book that traces Barthes engagement with questions of cinema from early research pre-dating the publication of Mythologies to his last work, Camera Lucida,,,


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episode 185: Albena Azmanova, "Capitalism on Edge: How Fighting Precarity Can Achieve Radical Change Without Utopia or Crisis" (Columbia UP, 2020)


Capitalism seems to many to be in a sort of constant crisis, leaving many struggling to make ends meet...


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   1h9m
 
 

episode 81: Jessica Whyte, "Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism" (Verso, 2019)


Whyte uncovers the place of human rights in neoliberal attempts to develop a moral framework for a market society....


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episode 184: C. De Beukelaer and K. M. Spence, "Global Cultural Economy" (Routledge, 2018)


How should we understand the role of cultural industries in contemporary society?


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   44m
 
 

episode 8: Ronak K. Kapadia, "Insurgent Aesthetics: Security and the Queer Life of the Forever War"(Duke UP, 2019)


Kapadia theorizes the world-making power of contemporary art responses to US militarism in the Greater Middle East....


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   49m
 
 

episode 97: João Costa Vargas, "The Denial of Antiblackness: Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering" (U of Minnesota Press, 2018)


An incisive new look at the black diaspora, examining the true roots of antiblackness and its destructive effects on all of society.


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