9781444349979

The Down-deep Delight of Democracy

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    9781444349979

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    144434997X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/22/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

Arguing that the hegemony of the neoliberal/capitalist nexus must be challenged if we are to address the proliferating challenges facing our world, this inspiring book explains how democracy can revivify the political fortunes of the left. Details strategies for reanimating the fortunes of the political left Features in-depth analysis of key political theorists such as Gramsci, Lefebvre, Rancière, Deleuze & Guattari, and Hardt & Negri#60;li>Includes empirical analysis of recent instances of collective action Advocates the reframing of democracy as a personal and collective struggle to discover the best in ourselves and others

Author Biography

Mark Purcell is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Design & Planning at the University of Washington, USA, where he researches urban politics, political theory, social movements, and democracy. He is the author of Recapturing Democracy (2008) and numerous articles in journals including International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Urban Geography, Environment and Planning, Antipode, Urban Studies, Political Geography, Review of International Political Economy, and Planning Theory.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

1 What Is to Be Done? 1

2 What Democracy Means 29

3 Becoming Democratic 75

4 Becoming Active 92

5 Revolutionary Connections 122

6 Conclusion 143

References 159

Index 168

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