The Mexican Exception: Sovereignty, Police, and Democracy

The Mexican Exception: Sovereignty, Police, and Democracy

by G. Williams



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230110243
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 04/28/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gareth Williams is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Michigan.  He is the author of The Other Side of the Popular:  Neoliberalism and Subalternity in Latin America (2002) and of numerous articles examining the relation between cultural history, literature, and political philosophy. 

Table of Contents

Exceptionality, Autoimmunity, Incalculability
• Politics, Equality, Freedom
• The Manufactured Image:  Melodramatic Consciousness and the Disappearance of the Political
• Humanism Begets Good Order:  Alfonso Reyes and Police Thought
• "Under the Paving Stones, the Beach!”:  Chance, Passive Decision, Democracy
• Absolute Bio-Hostility and Ubiquitous Enmity:  The Party of the Poor and the Militarization of the Political

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