|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2015|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Patricia Mooney Nickel is Assistant Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and Core Faculty in the ASPECT Program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, US. She is the author of Public Sociology and Civil Society (2012) and editor of North American Critical Theory after Postmodernism (Palgrave, 2012).
Table of Contents1. Introduction: The Politics of Ascetics and Governing 2. Academies of Exhibition and the New Disciplinary Secession 3. The Man from Somewhere: Author, Affiliation, and Letterhead 4. The Institutionalization of Author Production and the Performance Imperative as an Ontological Fiction 5. Celebration and Governing: The Production of the Author as Ascetic Practice 6. Matterphobia and Matterphilia: Artistic Discourse and Ascetic Production 7. The Conclusion as the Contemporary Ascetic of Knowledge Production