States of Injury: Power and Freedom in Late Modernity / Edition 1

States of Injury: Power and Freedom in Late Modernity / Edition 1

by Wendy Brown
     
 

"A compelling and original book which provides critical and much needed insight into the workings of contemporary American politics. There isn't anyone else doing this kind of work in political theory."—Joan W. Scott, Institute for Advanced Study

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"A compelling and original book which provides critical and much needed insight into the workings of contemporary American politics. There isn't anyone else doing this kind of work in political theory."—Joan W. Scott, Institute for Advanced Study

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691029894
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
07/03/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
219
Sales rank:
1,335,773
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.58(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction: Freedom and the Plastic Cage3
Ch. 2Postmodern Exposures, Feminist Hesitations30
Ch. 3Wounded Attachments52
Ch. 4The Mirror of Pornography77
Ch. 5Rights and Losses96
Ch. 6Liberalism's Family Values135
Ch. 7Finding the Man in the State166
Index197

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