Preface: Opting Out Introduction: Thinking Out Loud Lecture One: Democracy's Necessary Conditions Lecture Two: Care and Concern: Arendt with Winnicott Lecture Three: Hope and Play: Lear and von Trier Epilogue: Public Things, Shared Space, and the Commons Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index
Bonnie Honig is Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Modern Culture and Media (MCM) and Political Science at Brown University. She is also Affiliated Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation, Chicago. Her most recent books are Antigone, Interrupted; Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy; and, as co-editor, Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier.
"A fast-paced tour de force. Honig explores the role of public things in democratic politics, especially against the background of neoliberal privatization." -- -John Seery George Irving Thompson Memorial Professor of Government and Professor of Politics, Pomona College