Welcome to the Desert of the Real (BOK)

Slavoj Zizek

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Liberals and conservatives proclaim the end of the American holiday from history. Now the easy games are over; one should take sides. ?i?ek argues this is precisely the temptation to be resisted. In such moments of apparently clear choices, the real alternatives are most hidden. "Welcome to the Desert of the Real" steps back, complicating the choices imposed on us. It proposes that global capitalism is fundamentalist and that America was complicit in the rise of Muslim fundamentalism. It points to our dreaming about the catastrophe in numerous disaster movies before it happened, and explores the irony that the tragedy has been used to legitimize torture. Last but not least it analyzes the fiasco of the predominant leftist response to the events.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Slavoj Zizek
Forlag
VERSO
ISBN 9781781680193
Antall sider 160 Dimensjoner 13,2cm x 19,6cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 232 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd