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Communicative Action : The Logos Interviews

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This volume of interviews from the popular online journal Logos are organized around the critical and formative themes of the decline of politics and culture, the rise in American imperialism, the crisis in the Middle East and the need to forge new alternatives and modes of resistance. The insights and challenges offered in the interviews are crucial for active thinkers looking to respond thoughtfully, effectively and conscientiously to the crises that shape our times.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 430.91g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739139746
  • 9780739139745

Review quote

This is an important book and it arrives a precipitous moment in world history. Amy Buzby has done an outstanding job bringing together leading political voices to address some of the most urgent topics of our time. -- Peter McLaren, Honorary Chair Professor and Director of the Center for Critical Studies, Northeast Normal University, China Amy Buzby has collected a wonderful set of interviews with some of the leading intellectuals of our time. They provide an insight into the cosmopolitan style and political purposes of Logos-and they also make for fine reading! Don't miss this book! -- Stephen Eric Bronner, Rutgers Universityshow more

About Amy L. Buzby

Amy Buzby is a Ph.D. candidate of political theory at Rutgers University.show more

Table of contents

Part 1 Section I: The Declining State of Politics and Culture Chapter 2 A Conversation with Benjamin Barber Chapter 3 A Conversation with Studs Terkel Chapter 4 A Conversation with Frances Fox Piven Part 5 Section II: The Rise of Neoliberalism, Imperialism and American Hegemony Chapter 6 A Conversation with Cornel West Chapter 7 A Conversation with Daniel Ellsberg Chapter 8 A Conversation with Jurgen Habermas Chapter 9 A Conversation with David Harvey Chapter 10 A Conversation with Benny Morris Part 11 Section III: Crisis in the Middle East Chapter 12 A Conversation with Rashid Khalidi Chapter 13 A Conversation with Ilan Pappe Chapter 14 A Conversation with Tariq Ali Chapter 15 A Conversation Between American and Iraqi Intellectuals Part 16 Section IV: Alternative Visions and Modes of Resistance Chapter 17 A Conversation with Saad Eddin Ibrahim Chapter 18 A Conversation with Bianca Jagger Chapter 19 A Conversation with Peter Singer Chapter 20 About the Intervieweesshow more