North American Critical Theory After Postmodernism: Contemporary Dialogues

Hardcover | September 18, 2012

EditorPatricia Mooney Nickel

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In a series of interviews this book explores the formative experiences of a generation of critical theorists whose work originated in the midst of what has been called 'the postmodern turn,' including discussions of their views on the evolution of critical theory over the past 30 years and their assessment of contemporary politics.

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In a series of interviews this book explores the formative experiences of a generation of critical theorists whose work originated in the midst of what has been called 'the postmodern turn,' including discussions of their views on the evolution of critical theory over the past 30 years and their assessment of contemporary politics.

PATRICIA MOONEY NICKEL is Lecturer, School of Social and Cultural Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Her research interests include critical social theory, philanthropy and the non-profit sector, the political economy of publishing, and the sociology of international governance. She is the author of Public Sociol...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.93 × 5.73 × 1.03 inPublished:September 18, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230369278

ISBN - 13:9780230369276

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North American Critical Theory after Postmodernism;  P. M. Nickel
Timothy W. Luke
Douglas Kellner
Craig Calhoun
Seyla
Benhabib
Andrew Arato
Ben Agger
Nancy Fraser
Robert J.
Antonio
Epilogue; P. M. Nickel

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"Patricia Nickel does social theory an indispensable service. Some will be surprised to learn that there is, as she shows, a vibrant and important North American tradition of critical theory - one linked to its European past but also original in its own right. Nickel's thoughtful essays and informative interviews taught me things about people I've read and known for years. It is hard to put this book down." - Charles Lemert, Senior Fellow, Center for Comparative Research, Yale University, USA