Category Archives: Wendy Brown

Books received – Gabrys, Arendt, de Beauvoir, Prideaux, Brown, Milgram

Jennifer Gabrys, How to do Things with Sensors; Hannah Arendt, Between Past and Future; Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex; Sue Prideaux, I am Dynamite! A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche; Wendy Brown, In the Ruins of Neoliberalism; and Stanley Milgram, Obedience to Authority. Jennifer Gabrys’s … Continue reading

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Wendy Brown, In the Ruins of Neoliberalism: The Rise of Antidemocratic Politics in the West, Columbia UP, 2019 – and New Books Network discussion

Wendy Brown, In the Ruins of Neoliberalism: The Rise of Antidemocratic Politics in the West, Columbia University Press, 2019 Across the West, hard-right leaders are surging to power on platforms of ethno-economic nationalism, Christianity, and traditional family values. Is this phenomenon the … Continue reading

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Beyond the Wall: A Q&A With Wendy Brown in The Nation

Beyond the Wall: A Q&A With Wendy Brown in The Nation – connecting the ideas of her 2010 book Walled States, Waning Sovereignty to the current political situation. Thanks to dmf for this link.

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Interview with Wendy Brown in Theory, Culture & Society

Interview with Wendy Brown in Theory, Culture & Society Redoing the Demos? An Interview with Wendy Brown Samuel Burgum, Sebastian Raza, & Jorge Vasquez The following discussion with philosopher and political scientist Wendy Brown seeks to apply her provocative and … Continue reading

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Academic Books of 2015 – my top twenty

The vast majority of academic reading in 2015 was related to Foucault, with a lot of Shakespeare work along the way. Many of these were published some time ago. These were the twenty books published in 2015 I read and most … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Brown, Golder, Ashgate, etc.

A pile of recently bought, earned or complimentary books: Foucault’s The Punitive Society, Wendy Brown’s Undoing the Demos, Ben Golder’s Foucault and the Politics of Rights, four books in recompense for review work for Ashgate, and recent issues of Theory, Culture & Society and Transactions … Continue reading

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Wendy Brown, Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution

Wendy Brown, Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution – recently published by Zone Books. Neoliberal rationality — ubiquitous today in statecraft and the workplace, in jurisprudence, education, and culture — remakes everything and everyone in the image of homo oeconomicus. … Continue reading

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Wendy Brown interview at Critical Legal Thinking

Wendy Brown is interviewed at Critical Legal Thinking about her work and contemporary politics. Thanks to Andrew Burridge for the link.

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Theory & Event supplement on Occupy

Theory & Event special issue. Open access for three months – papers by Zizek, Wendy Brown, John Protevi, Bill Connolly, McKenzie Wark and others. Thanks to John Protevi for the link.

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Reading at ANU

Since I arrived here I’ve been doing quite a lot of reading, as I am at that interesting stage of a new project where you have a few ideas and begin following promising leads. Some of them, of course, turn … Continue reading

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