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Laclau and Mouffe the radical democratic imaginary by Anna Marie Smith

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Laclau, Ernesto.,
  • Mouffe, Chantal.,
  • Democracy.,
  • Radicalism.,
  • Political science -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-232) and index.

StatementAnna Marie Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC423 .S65 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL703909M
ISBN 100415100593, 0415100607
LC Control Number97053303

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Laclau and Mouffe: The Radical Democratic Imaginary is the first full-length overview of the important work of Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe. Anna Marie Smith clearly shows how Laclau and Mouffe's work has brought Gramscian, poststructuralist and psychoanalytic perspectives to .   Laclau and Mouffe: The Radical Democratic Imaginary is the first full-length overview of the important work of Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe. Anna Marie Smith clearly shows how Laclau and Mouffe's work has brought Gramscian, poststructuralist and psychoanalytic perspectives to revitalize traditional political by: Ernesto Laclau is Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Government, University of Essex, and Distinguished Professor for Humanities and Rhetorical Studies at Northwestern University. He is the author of, amongst other works, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (with Chantal Mouffe), New Reflections of the Revolution of Our Time, The Populist Reason, Contingency, Hegemony, Universality 5/5(3). In this hugely influential book, Laclau and Mouffe examine the workings of hegemony and contemporary social struggles, and their significance for democratic theory.

In this chapter we present Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe’s discourse theory (sometimes abbreviated to discourse theory). We draw mainly on their principal work, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (), supplementing this with a number of texts that Laclau has written alone. Operationalising Laclau and Mouffe's discourse theory as a practical method of text analysis: Discursive struggle and contested signifiers in education policy and work skills in Japan.   Laclau and Mouffe’s discourse theory Laclau and Mouffe’s discourse theory In their seminal Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (second edition with a new introduction ), Laclau and Mouffe present a rather complex discourse theory. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible account of the new theories of discourse developed by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, while in particular drawing on central insights provided by Slavoj Zizek. The book accounts for intellectual development of the discourse theory of Laclau and Mouffe from a Gramsci-inspired critique of structural Marxism over a neo-Gramscian theory of.

Laclau and Mouffe’s Discourse Theory and Fairclough's Critical Discourse Analysis: An Introduction and Comparison. The book accounts for intellectual development of the discourse theory of Laclau and Mouffe from a Gramsci-inspired critique of structural Marxism over a neo-Gramscian theory of discourse to a new type of postmodern theorizing of great relevance for social, cultural and political by: Laclau and Mouffe: The Radical Democratic Imaginary is the first full-length overview of the important work of Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe. Anna Marie Smith clearly shows how Laclau and Mouffe's work has brought Gramscian, poststructuralist and psychoanalytic perspectives to /5(16). The book accounts for intellectual development of the discourse theory of Laclau and Mouffe from a Gramsci-inspired critique of structural Marxism over a neo-Gramscian theory of discourse to a new type of postmodern theorizing of great relevance for social, cultural and political theory.3/5(2).