Between Conformity And Resistance: Essays on Politics, Culture, and the State

Hardcover | September 20, 2011

Translated byMaite CondebyM. Chauí

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Since the 1980's, Marilena Chauí's writing has had a profound impact in Brazil, contributing to the academic conversation and resonating in popular culture. Here, in English for the first time, are ten of Chauí's most important essays, with an introduction by Maite Conde that situates the scholarship in the global context. Organized chronologically, the essays chart an intellectual trajectory that offers a philosophical inquiry into Brazil’s political, social, and cultural history—from the final years of the dictatorship in the 1980s until the present day.

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Since the 1980's, Marilena Chauí's writing has had a profound impact in Brazil, contributing to the academic conversation and resonating in popular culture. Here, in English for the first time, are ten of Chauí's most important essays, with an introduction by Maite Conde that situates the scholarship in the global context. Organized ch...

Marilena Chauí is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sao Paulo. Since the 1980s, Chauí’s writings have had a profound impact in her own country, achieving both academic recognition and unprecedented popular success. Chauí’s far-reaching work has been formative for a new generation of Brazilian intellectuals and has intersect...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:September 20, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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The Integralist Imaginary * Notes on Popular Culture * Popular Culture and Authoritarianism * Winds of Progress: The Administered University * Ethics and Violence in Brazil: A Difficult Democracy * The Engaged Intellectual. A Figure Facing Extinction? * On the Present and on Politics * Brazil’s Foundational Myth * Power and Freedom. Politics in Spinoza * Religious Fundamentalism: The Return of Political Theology