Category Archives: politics

Jacques Rancière – The Politics of Aesthetics

Jacques Rancière, The Politics of Aesthetics: The Distribution of the Sensible, Continuum, 2004. For Rancière, aesthetics means “a specific regime for identifying and reflecting on the arts: a mode of articulation between ways of doing and making, their corresponding forms

Jacques Rancière – The Politics of Aesthetics

Jacques Rancière, The Politics of Aesthetics: The Distribution of the Sensible, Continuum, 2004. For Rancière, aesthetics means “a specific regime for identifying and reflecting on the arts: a mode of articulation between ways of doing and making, their corresponding forms

Chris Hables Gray – Cyborg Citizen

Chris Hables Gray. Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age. Routledge, 2002. Curiously, all the theories of posthumanism have been disappeared, and discourses of the postmodern have receded like a popular fad. As if there is not any longer a

Chris Hables Gray – Cyborg Citizen

Chris Hables Gray. Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age. Routledge, 2002. Curiously, all the theories of posthumanism have been disappeared, and discourses of the postmodern have receded like a popular fad. As if there is not any longer a

Precarious Citizenship in the Late Capitalist Society

– Adriana Petryna, Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl, Princeton UP, 2002. – Aihwa Ong, Flexible Citizenship: The Cultural Logics of Transnationality, Duke UP, 1999. How do self and social identities change in a state of transition? How does the

Precarious Citizenship in the Late Capitalist Society

– Adriana Petryna, Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl, Princeton UP, 2002. – Aihwa Ong, Flexible Citizenship: The Cultural Logics of Transnationality, Duke UP, 1999. How do self and social identities change in a state of transition? How does the

Sheila Jasanoff – The Fifth Branch

Sheila Jasanoff, The Fifth Branch: Science Advisers as Policymakers, Harvard Univ. Press, 1990. Under the democratic constitution, it is generally and traditionally recognized that there are three branches of government (executive, legislative, and judicial) as we know already. With the

Sheila Jasanoff – The Fifth Branch

Sheila Jasanoff, The Fifth Branch: Science Advisers as Policymakers, Harvard Univ. Press, 1990. Under the democratic constitution, it is generally and traditionally recognized that there are three branches of government (executive, legislative, and judicial) as we know already. With the

Dona J. Haraway – Simians, Cyborgs, and Women

Dona J. Haraway, Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature, Routledge, 1991. This book might be one of the most original, thought-provoking, and influential books in the history of social studies of science and technology since the 1980s, transversing

Dona J. Haraway – Simians, Cyborgs, and Women

Dona J. Haraway, Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature, Routledge, 1991. This book might be one of the most original, thought-provoking, and influential books in the history of social studies of science and technology since the 1980s, transversing

WILL THE CAT ABOVE THE PRECIPICE FALL DOWN? – by Zizek

[The following is a guest post from Slavoj Žižek sent to us by Ali Alizadeh who writes, “Apparently the mainstream media has not shown interest in publishing it. Hope that the blogsphere can counteract their tendency.” The piece is copy-right free

WILL THE CAT ABOVE THE PRECIPICE FALL DOWN? – by Zizek

[The following is a guest post from Slavoj Žižek sent to us by Ali Alizadeh who writes, “Apparently the mainstream media has not shown interest in publishing it. Hope that the blogsphere can counteract their tendency.” The piece is copy-right free

The end of an era passes with Roh

[Column] The end of an era passes with Roh Kim Sang-bong, Professor of Philosophy, Chonnam National University When I first heard the news that he had thrown himself off a cliff in the mountains behind the village, I knew that

The end of an era passes with Roh

[Column] The end of an era passes with Roh Kim Sang-bong, Professor of Philosophy, Chonnam National University When I first heard the news that he had thrown himself off a cliff in the mountains behind the village, I knew that