In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, May 18, 2012 11:13 - 4 Comments
In the latest instalment of his series on Jean Baudrillard, political theorist Andrew Robinson explores the implications of the French thinker's theories of 'the code' and 'reproduction' for meaning and communication.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, November 25, 2011 2:04 - 2 CommentsAs the economic crisis continues to bite, and governments rush to prop up failing banks, the neoliberal model is widely seen to be failing. This is therefore a good time, Andrew Robinson argues, to look back at the structure of economic power today. In a two-part essay, he takes on the incredible rise of global cities.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, October 14, 2011 14:00 - 5 CommentsIn the fourth essay in his series on the French thinker, political theorist Andrew Robinson takes on one of Barthes' most famous (and controversial) proclamations: the death of the author.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, September 30, 2011 12:54 - 16 CommentsIn the second of his series on Roland Barthes, political theorist Andrew Robinson presents the French author's theory of myths.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, September 23, 2011 12:57 - 15 CommentsRoland Barthes was one of the major theorists of culture of the twentieth century. In the first of a six-essay series, political theorist Andrew Robinson presents the French author's approach to semiotics.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, September 9, 2011 8:51 - 24 CommentsIn the second and final part of his essay on Mikhail Bakhtin, political theorist Andrew Robinson reviews, and critiques, one of the central concepts in the Russian thinker's work: the Carnivalesque.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, July 29, 2011 9:38 - 31 CommentsIn the latest addition to his A-Z of Theory series, political theorist Andrew Robinson introduces, in a two-part essay, the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, one of the most important theorists of discourse in the twentieth century. In part one, Robinson introduces Bakhtin's notions of Dialogism, Polyphony and Heteroglossia.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, July 8, 2011 9:00 - 3 CommentsIn the last of his series on Mikhail Bakunin, political theorist Andrew Robinson presents his critical assessment of Bakunin's ideas and his legacy.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, July 1, 2011 9:00 - 4 CommentsIn the second of his three essays on Mikhail Bakunin, political theorist Andrew Robinson addresses Bakunin's intellectual clash with Karl Marx, notably their different conceptions of freedom and revolution.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, June 24, 2011 10:00 - 3 CommentsIn a new addition to his "A to Z of theory" series, political theorist Andrew Robinson introduces, in a three-part essay, the ideas of Mikhail Bakunin, "perhaps the best-known of the classical anarchists". In part one, Robinson introduces Bakunin's thoughts on statism and class struggle.
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