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Author Sokoloff, William W., author

Title Confrontational citizenship : reflections on hatred, rage, revolution, and revolt / William W. Sokoloff
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 234 pages)
Series SUNY series in New Political Science
SUNY series in new political science.
Contents Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction Anger, Hatred, and Rage in Dark Times; Chapter 1 In Defense of Hatred; Hatred; Hatred and Accountability: Two Examples; Spectacular Violence; â#x80;#x9C;An Excellent Exampleâ#x80;#x9D;; Against Carl Schmitt and Samuel P. Huntington; Conclusion; Chapter 2 Immanuel Kant on Thinking without the Constraint of Rules; Introduction; Revolution; Enlightened Thinking; Introducing Genius; Revolution and Genius; Response to Objections; Conclusion; Chapter 3 Frederick Douglass and the Politics of Rage; Introduction; Frederick Douglass; Douglass and Rage; Rage on Stage
IntroductionResistance; Authority; Putting the Political Back into Politics; Revolution; Arendt Beyond Rawls and Foucault; Conclusion; Chapter 6 Gloria AnzaldÃða Singing the Song of Herself; Introduction; The Poetics and Politics of Everyday Life; Political Writing; Culture of Resistance; Freedom; Beltránâ#x80;#x99;s Critique of AnzaldÃða; Conclusion; Chapter 7 Paulo Freire and the Pedagogy of Revolt; Paulo Freire; â#x80;#x9C;Iâ#x80;#x99;m Neutralâ#x80;#x9D;; Illiteracy; Fundamental Inversion; Pedagogy and Revolt; Democracy without the Demos?; Conclusion; Conclusion The Right of Resistance; Notes; Bibliography
Narrating RageTactical Rage; Rage as Critique; Defending Rage; Conclusion; Chapter 4 W.E.B. Du Bois on Revolt as a Way of Life; W.E.B. Du Bois; Black Revolt: Historical Context; Du Bois: Political Moderate or Theorist of Revolt?; Revolt; Democracy as Revolt or, Look! A â#x80;#x9C;Freeâ#x80;#x9D; Negro; Critique and Truth Telling as Modes of Revolt; Revolt and Pedagogy; White Democracy, White Capitalism; Fear of Domestic and International Race Revolt; Revolt as a Way of Life; Militant Citizens; Response to Objections; Conclusion; Chapter 5 Hannah Arendt on Putting the Political Bank into Politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 27, 2017)
Subject Democracy -- Philosophy.
Political participation -- Social aspects.
Political sociology.
Protest movements.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017047298
ISBN 1438467834 (electronic book)
9781438467832 (electronic book)
(hardcover) (alkaline paper)