By Jodi Dean
Routledge – 2007 – 260 pages
A critical introduction to the political thought of one of the most important, original and enigmatic philosophers writing today. Zizek's Politics provides an original interpretation and defence of the Slovenian philosopher's radical critique of liberalism, democracy, and global capital.
Introduction 1. Enjoyment as a Category of Political Theory 2. Fascism and Stalinism 3. Democratic Fundamentalism 4. Law: From Superego to Love Conclusion: Revolution Today
Jodi Dean teaches political theory at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. She has authored and edited eight books, including Aliens in America (1998), Publicity’s Secret (2002), and, with Paul A. Passavant, Empire’s New Clothes: Reading Hardt and Negri (Routledge 2004).