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164 Reviews

by , , , and / RP 164 (Nov/Dec 2010) / Reviews

Brett de Bary, ed., Universities in Translation: The Mental Labor of Globalisation Andrew Ross, Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times Jo Littler

Gevork Hartoonian, ed., Walter Benjamin and Architecture Owen Hatherley

Reinhold Martin, Utopia’s Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism Again Douglas Spencer

Judith Butler and Catherine Malabou, …


163 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 163 (Sep/Oct 2010) / Reviews

Gerald Raunig, A Thousand Machines: A Concise Philosophy of the Machine as Social Movement Evan Calder Williams

Jean-Luc Nancy, Identité: Fragments, franchises David Nowell Smith

Robert B. Pippin, Hegel’s Practical Philosophy: Rational Agency as Ethical Life Timothy Hall

Nick Nesbitt, Universal Emancipation: The Haitian Revolution and the Radical Enlightenment Andrew Leak

Sara Ahmed, The Promise …


162 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 162 (Jul/Aug 2010) / Reviews

David Chandler, Hollow Hegemony: Rethinking Global Politics, Power and Resistance Stuart Elden, Terror and Territory: The Spatial Extent of Sovereignty R.B.J. Walker, After the Globe, Before the World Peter Hitchcock

Perry Anderson, The New Old World Michael Newman

Peter D. Thomas, The Gramscian Moment: Philosophy, Hegemony and Marxism Mark McNally

Jean-François Lyotard, Enthusiasm: The Kantian …


161 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 161 (May/Jun 2010) / Reviews

Sylvère Lotringer, ed., The German Issue Gudrun Ensslin and Bernward Vesper, ‘Notstandgesetze von Deiner Hand’: Briefe 1968/1969 Esther Leslie

G.A. Cohen, Why Not Socialism? Alex Callinicos

Brett Buchanan, Onto-Ethologies: The Animal Environments of Uexkull, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, and Deleuze Chris Wilbert

Jim McGuigan, Cool Capitalism Mark Fisher

Joe Sacco, Footnotes in Gaza Antonio Venezia

Erdmut Wizisla, …


160 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 160 (Mar/Apr 2010) / Reviews

Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Commonwealth John Kraniauskas

Adrian Parr, Hijacking Sustainability Jon Goodbun

Gary Peters, The Philosophy of Improvisation, Mattin and Anthony Iles, eds, Noise & Capitalism Andrew McGettigan

Daniel Heller-Roazen, The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations Benjamin Noys

Michael Dillon and Julian Reid, The Liberal Way of War: Killing …


159 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 159 (Jan/Feb 2010) / Reviews

Gopal Balakrishnan, Antagonistics: Capitalism and Power in an Age of War Alberto Toscano

Thomas Metzinger, The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self Alva Noë, Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Benjamin James Lozano

Joanna Zylinksa, Bioethics …


158 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , and / RP 158 (Nov/Dec 2009) / Reviews

Graham Harman, Prince of Networks: Bruno Latour and Metaphysics Andrew Goffey

Bernard Stiegler, Technics and Time 2: Disorientation Bernard Stiegler, Acting Out Brian Rajski

Judith Butler, Frames of War: When is Life Grievable? Tarik Kochi, The Other’s War: Recognition and the Violence of Ethics Mark Neocleous

Peter Sloterdijk, Terror from the Air Mark Dorrian

Jeremy …


157 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 157 (Sep/Oct 2009) / Reviews

István Mészáros, The Challenge and Burden of Historical Time: Socialism in the Twenty-First Century Harry Harootunian Sandra Harding, Sciences from Below: Feminisms, Postcolonialitiesand Modernities Steve Hinchliffe

Dimitris Papadopoulos, Niamh Stephenson and Vassilis Tsianos, Escape Routes: Control and Subversion in the Twenty-First Century Douglas Spencer

Mark Neocleous, Critique of Security Olena Kobzar

Thomas C. Hilde, …


156 Reviews

by , , , , , , , and / RP 156 (Jul/Aug 2009) / Reviews

Stefan Jonsson, A Brief History of the Masses: Three Revolutions Alberto Toscano

Alexander R. Galloway and Eugene Thacker, The Exploit: A Theory of Networks Tiziana Terranova

Catherine Malabou, What Should We Do with Our Brain? Andrew Goffey

Lisa Baraitser, Maternal Encounters: The Ethics of Interruption Alison Stone

Damian F. White, Bookchin: A Critical Appraisal Mick …


155 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 155 (May/Jun 2009) / Reviews

Patrick Barrett, Daniel Chavez and César Rodríguez-Garavito, eds, The New Latin American Left: Utopia Reborn Jon Beasley-Murray

Dayan Jayatilleka, Fidel’s Ethics of Violence: The Moral Dimension of the Political Thought of Fidel Castro Nathan Coombs

Christian Marazzi, Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze, On Reason: Rationality in …


154 Reviews

by , , , and / RP 154 (Mar/Apr 2009) / Reviews

Martin Hägglund, Radical Atheism: Derrida and the Time of Life Nathan Brown

Axel Honneth, Disrespect: The Normative Foundations of Critical Theory Axel Honneth, Reification: A New Look at an Old Idea, with Judith Butler, Raymond Geuss and Jonathan Lear Nina Power

Xudong Zhang, Postsocialism and Cultural Politics: China in the Last Decadeof the Twentieth Century


The Baader Meinhof Complex

by / RP 153 (Jan/Feb 2009) / Reviews


153 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 153 (Jan/Feb 2009) / Reviews

Michel Foucault, The Birth of Biopolitics: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1978–1979 Mark Kelly

Lin Ma, Heidegger on East–West Dialogue: Anticipating the Event Andrew McGettigan

Samuel Weber, Benjamin’s -abilities Matthew Charles

Pier Vittorio Aureli, The Project of Autonomy: Politics and Architecture within and against Capitalism Douglas Spencer

Mastaneh Shah-Shuja, Zones of Proletarian Development John …


152 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 152 (Nov/Dec 2008) / Reviews

Quentin Meillassoux, After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency Peter Hallward

Christopher Kelty, Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software James Tobias

Nicos Poulantzas, The Poulantzas Reader: Marxism, Law and the State Bob Jessop

Peg Rawes, Space, Geometry and Aesthetics: Through Kant and towards Deleuze Garin Dowd

Alastair Morgan, Adorno’s Concept of …


151 Reviews

by , , , and / RP 151 (Sep/Oct 2008) / Reviews

The zero of real conflict

Monique David-Ménard, Deleuze et la psychanalyse: L’altercation, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 2005. 186 pp., €22.00 pb., 2 13 055081 9.

Christian Kerslake

As its subtitle indicates, this book stages an ‘altercation’ between Deleuze and psychoanalysis. The psychoanalysis in question is that of Freud …


150 Reviews

by , , and / RP 150 (Jul/Aug 2008) / Reviews

Giovanni Arrighi, Adam Smith in Beijing: Lineages of the Twenty-First Century John Kraniauskas

Andy Hamilton, Aesthetics and Music Paul Hegarty, Noise/Music: A History Andrew McGettigan

Amber Jacobs, On Matricide: Myth, Psychoanalysis and the Law of the Mother Alison Stone

Claudia Aradau, Rethinking Trafficking in Women: Politics Out of Security Guillermina Seri

Christopher Goto-Jones, ed., Re-politicising …


149 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 149 (May/Jun 2008) / Reviews

Julian Bourg, From Revolution to Ethics: May ’68 and Contemporary French Thought Knox Peden

Alain Badiou, De Quoi Sarkozy est-il le nom? Circonstances Peter Hallward

Naomi Klein, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism Robert Spencer

John Roberts, The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art after the Readymade Steve Edwards

Matthew Beaumont, …


148 Reviews

by , , , and / RP 148 (Mar/Apr 2008) / Reviews

Gerald Raunig, Art and Revolution: Transversal Activism in the Long Twentieth Century Stephen Zepke

Yannis Stavrakakis, The Lacanian Left Philip Derbyshire

Christine Battersby, The Sublime, Terror and Human Difference Kimberly Hutchings

Jacques Bidet, Exploring Marx’s ‘Capital’: Philosophical, Economic and Political Dimensions John Milios

John Rawls, Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy Sean Sayers


147 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 147 (Jan/Feb 2008) / Reviews

Bruce Robbins, Upward Mobility and the Common Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State Martin Ryle

Roger Griffin, Modernism and Fascism: The Sense of a Beginning under Mussolini and Hitler Daniel Woodley

Bonnie Mann, Women’s Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism,Postmodernism, Environment Kaye Mitchell

Bracha L. Ettinger, The Matrixial Borderspace Nicola Foster

Nikolas Kompridis, …


146 Reviews

by , , and / RP 146 (Nov/Dec 2007) / Reviews

Jean-Jacques Lecercle, A Marxist Philosophy of Language Simon Jarvis

Henri Alleg, The Question David Macey

Penelope J. Corfield, Time and the Shape of History Harry Harootunian

Sebastian Budgen, Stathis Kouvelakis and Slavoj Žižek, eds, Lenin Reloaded:Toward a Politics of Truth Liam O’Ruairc