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Unbounded publics : transgressive public spheres, Zapatismo, and political theory

Author: Richard Gilman-OpalsKy
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is about the public sphere and the various ways it has been theorized as a driving mechanism for social and political change."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilman-Opalsky, Richard, 1973-
Unbounded publics.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)608488403
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Gilman-OpalsKy
ISBN: 9780739124789 0739124781 9780739124796 073912479X
OCLC Number: 181072561
Description: xviii, 362 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Basic concepts and terms : Political public spheres and communicative power --
A prefigured national framework : legitimation and the public sphere. Habermas' classical theory in light of nonbourgeois public spheres. "Globalization" : a new topography for the public sphere? --
Transnational cosmopolitan public spheres and a turn against the national framework --Beyond the national/transnational dichotomy : moving toward a theory of transgressive public spheres --
A different kind of public sphere : the Zapatistas' transgressive public sphere --
Indigenous identity and the recasting of subject positions --
The case for transgressive public spheres.
Responsibility: Richard Gilman-Opalsky.
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"This book is about the public sphere and the various ways it has been theorized as a driving mechanism for social and political change."--Jacket.

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This important and timely study rethinks public sphere theory in the 20th century. Gilman-Opalsky provides a thoughtful examination of Habermas, Arendt, and Mills. Furthermore, the author astutely Read more...

 
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