Critical Theory - The Key Concepts

Author(s): Dino Franco Felluga

Social Thought

Critical Theory: The Key Conceptsintroduces over 300 widely-used terms, categories and ideas drawing upon well-established approaches like new historicism, postmodernism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, and narratology as well as many new critical theories of the last twenty years such as Actor-Network Theory, Global Studies, Critical Race Theory, and Speculative Realism. This book explains the key concepts at the heart of a wide range of influential theorists from Agamben to Zizek. Entries range from concise definitions to longer more explanatory essays and include terms such as:

  • Aesthetics
  • Desire
  • Dissensus
  • Dromocracy
  • Hegemony
  • Ideology
  • Intersectionality
  • Late Capitalism
  • Performativity
  • Race
  • Suture

Featuring cross-referencing throughout, a substantial bibliography and index, Critical Theory: The Key Conceptsis an accessible and easy-to-use guide. This book is an invaluable introduction covering a wide range of subjects for anyone who is studying or has an interest in critical theory (past and present).

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General Fields

  • : 9780415695657
  • : Routledge
  • : Routledge
  • : April 2015
  • : 2 Centimeters X 13.9 Centimeters X 21.7 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dino Franco Felluga
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 142
  • : 362