Alterity Politics Ethics and Performative Subjectivity

ISBN-10: 0822321459

ISBN-13: 9780822321453

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"I do not know of any other book in ethical theory that will so quickly orient a reader just trying to comprehend the field, while also making arguments that those immersed in the field are going to have to take into account. "Alterity Politics" is a superb book, one which provides an education in contemporary theory that will benefit enormously those who read it."--John McGowan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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List price: $24.95
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 10/19/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction: Alterity Politics: Toward an Ethics without Lack
Today; or, Between Emergence and Possibility: Foucault, Derrida, and Butler on Performative Identity
The Ethics of Dialogue: Bakhtin's Answerability and Levinas's Responsibility
"Junk" and the Other: Burroughs and Levinas on Drugs
Enjoy Your Chiasmus! Ethics, Failure, and the Performative in Zizek and de Man
Is It the Shoes? Otherness and Exemplarity in Jameson, Heidegger, and Derrida
Becoming-Black: Repetition and Difference in Baraka's Blues People and Reed's Mumbo Jumbo
White Male Anger: Failure, Resentment, and Performative Political Theory
Conclusion: Choosing Ethics, Affirming Alterity
Notes
Works Cited
Index
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