Derek Gregory links to the new issue of Political Concepts, and discusses the project and publishing more generally.
A new edition (in fact the second) of Political concepts, an online magazine, includes – among many other fine things – essays by Susan Buck-Morsson Civilization, Ariella Azoulay on Revolution, Hagar Kotefon Movement and Uday Mehta on Violence.
The first edition included Ann Laura Stoler on Colony (a must-read, dazzling combination of economy and brilliance) and Adi Ophiron Concept (a characteristically artful, original and lapidary contribution).
The editors explain the project like this:
Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon is a multidisciplinary, web-based journal that seeks to be a forum for engaged scholarship. Each lexical entry will focus on a single concept with the express intention of resituating it in the field of political discourse by addressing what has remained unquestioned or unthought in that concept. Each entry will serve as a short defining essay for a concept. Through their argumentative strategies and employment…
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