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Hatred of Democracy PDF by Jacques Rancière

Hatred of Democracy PDF by Jacques Rancière

Hatred of Democracy

Jacques Ranciere was a student of Althusser before he famously turned against his mentor now, he s regarded as one of the major thinkers of our age In his new book, he examines how the West can no longer simply extol the virtues of democracy by contrasting it with the horrors of totalitarianism.As certain governments are exporting democracy by brute force, and a reaction Jacques Ranciere was a student of Althusser before he famously turned against his mentor now, he s regarded as one of the major thinkers of our age In his new book, he examines how the West can no longer simply extol the virtues of democracy by contrasting it with the horrors of totalitarianism.As certain governments are exporting democracy by brute force, and a reactionary strand in mainstream political opinion is willing to abandon civil liberties and destroy collective values of equality, Ranciere explains how democracy government by all attacks any form of power based on the superiority of an elite Hence the fear, and consequently the hatred, of democracy amongst the new ruling class In a compelling and timely analysis, Hatred of Democracy rediscovers the ever new and subversive power of the democratic idea

Title : Hatred of Democracy
Author :  Jacques Rancière
Language : English
Isbn : 1844670988
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 106 pages

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