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Contributors harry harootunian

is Director of the Program in East Asian Studies and Professor of History at New York University. His books include Historyʼs Disquiet: Modernity and Everyday Life (Columbia University Press, 2000) and Overcome by Modernity: History, Culture, and Community in Interwar Japan (Princeton University Press, 2000).

Sean homer

teaches psychoanalysis and English literature at Sheffield University. He is the author of Fredric Jameson: Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism (Polity, 1998) and editor of the forthcoming Fredric Jameson: A Critical Reader (Palgrave).

Diana coole

teaches politics at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. Her most recent book is Negativity and Politics: Dionysus and Dialectics from Kant to Poststructuralism (Routledge, 2000).

Mark neocleous

teaches in the Department of Government at Brunel University.

His most recent book is The Fabrication of Social Order: A Critical Theory of Police Power (Pluto, 2000).

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Andrew Fisher, Onlookers, 2000 Published by Radical Philosophy Ltd.www.radicalphilosophy.com

JULY/AUGUST 2001COMMENTARY

Out of Japan: The New Associationist Movement

Harry Harootunian ……………………………………………………………………………… 2ARTICLES

It’s the Political Economy, Stupid! On `´Zi`´zek’s Marxism

Sean Homer ………………………………………………………………………………………. 7

Thinking Politically with Merleau-Ponty

Diana Coole ……………………………………………………………………………………… 17

The Fate of the Body Politic

Mark Neocleous ……………………………………………………………………………….. 29REVIEWS

Martha C. Nussbaum, Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach

Swasti Mitter …………………………………………………………………………………… 40

Teresa Brennan, Exhausting Modernity: Grounds for a New Economy Tony Smith, Technology and Capital in the Age of Lean Production

Christopher J. Arthur ……………………………………………………………………….. 43

Stanley Cohen, States of Denial: Knowing about Atrocities and Suffering

Lynne Segal ……………………………………………………………………………………… 45

Couze Venn, Occidentalism: Modernity and Subjectivity

David Cunningham …………………………………………………………………………… 46

Andrew Benjamin, Architectural Philosophy

Jeremy Till ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 48

Elizabeth Wilson, Bohemians: The Glamorous OutcastsElizabeth Wilson, The Contradictions of Culture: Cities, Culture

Ben Highmore ………………………………………………………………………………….. 51

Ruth Abbey, Charles Taylor

Arto Laitinen ……………………………………………………………………………………. 52

Julian Young, Heideggerʼs Philosophy of Art

Jonathan Rée …………………………………………………………………………………… 54NEWS

Hegemony or Socialism?

Stewart Martin ………………………………………………………………………………… 56

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