Franklin

The political thought of Jacques Rancière : creating equality / Todd May.

Author/Creator:
May, Todd, 1955-
Publication:
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
196 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Rancière, Jacques -- Political and social views.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Democracy -- Philosophy.
Summary:
"Examines the political perspective of French thinker and historian Jacques Rancière. Rancière argues that a democratic politics is one that emerges out of people's acting under the presupposition of their own equality with those better situated in the social hierarchy. Todd May examines and extends this presupposition"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Passive equality
Active equality : democratic politics
The historical roots of democratic politics : anarchism
The normative framework of democratic politics
Active equality in contemporary politics.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-194) and index.
ISBN:
9780271034492
0271034491
9780271034508 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271034505 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780748635320 (hbk.)
0748635327 (hbk.)
0748635866 (pbk.)
9780748635863 (pbk.)
OCLC:
192027536
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