Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

by Shannon Winnubst


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231172950
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,273,949
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Shannon Winnubst is professor of women's, gender, and sexuality studies at the Ohio State University. She is the author of Queering Freedom and editor of Reading Bataille Now.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Very Uncool Book
1. Excavating Categories: Foucault's Birth of Biopolitics
Interlude 1: Old School Cool
2. Rethinking Difference: The Limits of Interpellation
Interlude 2: Instant Cool!
3. From Instant Karma to Instant Wealth: The Fantasies and Cathexes of These Neoliberal Times
Interlude 3: Neoliberal Cool
4. "How Cool Is That?": Gender and the Neoliberal Imaginary
Interlude 4: The Birth of Cool
5. Reading Race as the Real: The Securities and Punishments of Neoliberal Cool
Interlude 5: Real Cool, Now
6. Stop Making Sense: The Aporia of Race and Ethics

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