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Culture, Politics and Governing

The Contemporary Ascetics of Knowledge Production


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About this book


Culture, Politics, and Governing: The Contemporary Ascetics of Knowledge Production is a critical, interdisciplinary approach to how the practices that govern the production of knowledge and culture have material consequences for how we experience everyday life.


Ontology valorization institutionalization literary political economy Weber Foucault Frankfurt School cultural politics epistemology critical theory parresia discourse materialism culture Institution knowledge politics

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  1. 1.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityUSA

About the authors

Patricia Mooney Nickel is Assistant Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and Core Faculty in the ASPECT Program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, US. She is the author of Public Sociology and Civil Society (2012) and editor of North American Critical Theory after Postmodernism (Palgrave, 2012).

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