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The Ambivalence of Cynicism, Irony, and Utopia

  • Silas F. Harrebye

Abstract

In this chapter cynicism, irony, and utopia are proposed as analytical concepts that can supplement existing theoretical frameworks, and I will demonstrate how these alternative perspectives can be fruitfully applied to understand the reorganization of critique regardless of whether one views creative activism suspiciously as a societal symptom or more optimistically as a democratic potential.1

Keywords

21st Century Social Change Social Movement Social Entrepreneur Creative Activism 
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© Silas F. Harrebye 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Silas F. Harrebye
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  1. 1.Roskilde UniversityDenmark

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