Against the Double Blackmail

Against the Double Blackmail: Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbours

Non-Fiction, Philosophy & Social Sciences, Philosophy & Ethics, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality
Paperback Published on: 23/02/2017
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Against the Double Blackmail
Deeply thought-provoking
The main appeal of Zizek is that he always presents unique avenues of thought for current issues. This book leaves nothing out of the overall picture of th... READ MORE
Mark Seymour

Synopsis

'One of our best-known living philosophers' GuardianHow do we respond to the refugee crisis - by opening our doors, or pulling up the drawbridge? Both solutions, argues Slavoj Žižek, offer ideological blackmail, and both are wrong. He proposes that instead we see the crisis as an opportunity: a unique chance for Europe to redefine itself and its future. 'Žižek identifies the refugee crisis as one of the major global challenges of our time ... he argues for a politics of solidarity' The Times Literary Supplement

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141984124
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Weight: 100g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 7 mm

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