Saturday, December 14, 2013

A Constellation of Crises ~ Ecological, Financial and Societal (Nancy Fraser via Naked Capitalism)

Published on 11 Jun 2013
11th Annual Collegium Lecture, 29 May 2013.
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Nancy Fraser is the Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science and Department Chair at the New School for Social Research in New York. Her work concentrates on social and political theory, feminist theory as well as contemporary French and German thought. As leading critical theorist and noted feminist thinker, Professor Fraser is well known for her work on social justice. Her early books Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory (1989) and Justice Interruptus: Critical Reflections on the "Postsocialist" Condition (1997) are modern classics. Her recent work includes the book is Scales of Justice: Reimagining Political Space in a Globalizing World (2008) and Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis (2013).

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