Edgework: Critical Essays on Knowledge and Politics

Edgework: Critical Essays on Knowledge and Politics

Wendy Brown


Edgework brings jointly seven of Wendy Brown's so much provocative fresh essays in political and cultural thought. they vary from explorations of politics post-9/11 to serious reflections at the educational norms governing feminist stories and political idea. Edgework is additionally desirous about the highbrow and political price of critique itself. It renders modern the traditional jurisprudential which means of critique as krisis, within which a tear within the cloth of justice turns into the social gathering of a public sifting or thoughtfulness, the improvement of standards for judgment, and the inauguration of political renewal or recovery. each one essay probes a modern problem--the cost of being unpatriotic for dissenting from U.S. international coverage, the erosion of liberal democracy through neoliberal political rationality, feminism's lack of a progressive horizon--and seeks to know the highbrow deadlock the matter indications in addition to the political incitement it could possibly harbor.

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