Saul Newman - The Politics of Postanarchism

Saul Newman contends that anarchism's anti-authoritarian egalitarianism informs the ethical and political terrain of contemporary radical struggles, particularly the global movement of anticapitalism. Yet he also argues that anarchism relies on an outdated epistemology and calls for a new direction in anti-authoritarian and emancipatory politics. Newman frames a revitalized approach to politics he calls postanarchism. Drawing on classical anarchist, poststructuralist, post-Marxist, critical, and psychoanalytic approaches, this innovative method newly engages with radical politics and its relation to subjectivity, identity, globalization, equality, and the state.

Contents:
Introduction
1. The Euthanasia of Government: Classical Anarchism Reconsidered
2. Crowned Anarchy: Towards a Postanarchist Ontology
3. An Infantile Disorder: Anarchism and Marxism
4. The Horizon of Anarchy: Radical Politics in the Wake of Marx
5. Debating Postanarchism: Ontology, Ethics and Utopia
6. Conclusion: Postanarchism and Radical Politics Today

The Politics of Postanarchism
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