After Habermas: New Perspectives on the Public Sphere / Edition 1

After Habermas: New Perspectives on the Public Sphere / Edition 1

by Nick Crossley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405123656

ISBN-13: 9781405123655

Pub. Date: 08/30/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Critiquing Habermas, this volume bring fresh perspectives and ideas to bear on debates about the public sphere.

  • Engages in different ways with Jürgen Habermas’s seminal study, The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere.
  • Moves beyond Habermas by reflecting on current social processes and events, such as

Overview

Critiquing Habermas, this volume bring fresh perspectives and ideas to bear on debates about the public sphere.

  • Engages in different ways with Jürgen Habermas’s seminal study, The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere.
  • Moves beyond Habermas by reflecting on current social processes and events, such as anti-corporate protests and the emergence of the Internet.
  • Considers alternative theories by Bakhtin, Bourdieu and Honneth, among others.
  • Combines work by established commentators and new researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405123655
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/30/2004
Series:
Sociological Review Monographs Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: John Michael Roberts and Nick Crossley.

1. Wild Publics and Grotesque Symposiums: Habermas and Bahktin on Dialogue, Everyday Life and the Public Sphere: Michael. E. Gardiner (Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario, Canada).

2. Justice and Drama: On Bakhtin as a Complement to Habermas: Ken Hirschkop (Department of English and American Studies, University of Manchester, UK).

3. John Stuart Mill, Free Speech and the Public Sphere: A Bakhtinian Critique: John Michael Roberts (Department of Sociology, University of Leeds, UK).

4. On Systematically Distorted Communication: Bourdieu and the Socio-Analysis of Publics: Nick Crossley (Department of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK).

5. Habermas and Social Movements – What’s New?: Gemma Edwards (Department of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK).

6. Expanding Dialogue: the Internet, the Public Sphere and Prospects for Transnational Democracy: James Bohman (Department of Philosophy, St Louis University, USA).

7. Feminism and the Political Economy of Transnational Public Space: Lisa McLaughlin.

Notes on contributors.

Index.

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