Utopia and Dystopia in Western Social and Political Thought
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
In the 1850s the social and political theorist Alexis de Tocqueville spoke of ‘a virus of a new and unknown kind’ to explain the inexplicable failure of the French Revolution. This book uses Tocqueville’s idea of the virus to explore the fatal relationship between the concepts of utopia and...
To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge