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Trouble in paradise : from the end of history to the end of capitalism

Slavoj Žižek (Author)
Setting out to diagnose the condition of global capitalism, the ideological constraints we are faced with in our daily lives, and the bleak future promised by this system, this book explores the possibilities - and the traps - of new emancipatory struggles
Print Book, English, 2014
Allen Lane, London, 2014
233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780241004968, 9780141979557, 0241004969, 0141979550
Ebook version
Introduction: Divided we stand!
1. Diagnosis: hors d'oeuvre? (Crisis, what crisis? ; Breaking eggs without getting an omelette ; Now we know who John Galt is! ; Being-towards-debt as a way of life)
2. Cardiognosis: du jambon cru? (Freedom in the clouds ; Vampires versus zombies ; The cynics naivety ; The obscene underside of the Law ; Superego, or, the prohibited profession) 3. Prognosis: un faux-fuilet, peut-être? (Deaths on the Nile ; Demands ... and more ; The fascination of suffering ; Rage and depression in the global village ; Mahmilapinatapei ; Lenin in Ukraine)
4. Epignosis: j'ai hâte de vous servir! (Back to the economy of gift ; The wound of Eurocentrism ; A, not G flat ; Towards a new master ; 'The right of distress')
Appendix: Nota bene! (Batman, Joker, Bane ; Traces of utopia ; Violence, which violence? ; Weathermen's family values ; Out of malttukbagki)