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Deforming American political thought : challenging the Jeffersonian legacy, Michael J. Shapiro

Label
Deforming American political thought : challenging the Jeffersonian legacy
Title
Deforming American political thought
Title remainder
challenging the Jeffersonian legacy
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Shapiro
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Shapiro, Michael J.,
Dewey number
320.0973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Political science
  • United States
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnocentrism
  • Political culture
  • Arts
Label
Deforming American political thought : challenging the Jeffersonian legacy, Michael J. Shapiro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; List of figures ; Acknowledgements ; Preface ; 1. Securing the American Ethnoscape: Official surveys and literary interventions ; Introduction: The "fact-minded" Thomas Jefferson; Jefferson the Surveyor; An Encounter of Thomases: Pynchon's Mason & Dixon ; The Method of Radical Doubt; Kincaid contra Jefferson; Writing as Counter-memory; Conclusion: Redeeming political theory and restoring the subjunctive; Notes; 2. The Micropolitics of Crime: Aesthetic comprehension and the "brutality of fact."
  • Vocations of Political TheoryAesthetic Comprehension; Comprehending Crime Stories: Hard-boiled detection; Mosley's Devil in a Blue Dress and the African American Crime Story ; Identity Disturbances; The Politics of Space; The Politics of Friendship; Another Ethnicity, Other Crimes: Native America; Other Histories, Debts, and Voices; Notes; 3. Deforming America's Western Imaginary ; Introduction: Westerns; The Pledge; John Ford's Cinematic West; Resisting the Cliché: McCabe and Mrs. Miller ; History as Counter-memory: Buffalo Bill and the Indians ... ; "What Kind of a Man?": None of the above
  • Conclusion: Contested sites in "the Mount Rushmore state"Notes; 4. HBO's Two Frontiers: Deadwood and The Wire ; Introduction: The two frontiers; The Television Aesthetic; Conclusion: Biopolitics chez HBO ; Notes; 5. Constructing America: Architectural thought-worlds ; Introduction: An attack on the architecture of hegemony; Architecture and Thought; Jefferson's American Designs; The African American University; Beyond Jefferson's Agricultural America: The city; Vernacular America; An Overcoded Thought-world: Native America; Conclusion: The politics of American architecture; Notes
  • 6. Composing America Introduction: Counterpoint and ménage; Dvorak versus Tocqueville; A reactive Yankee America and a Fraught Emergence of Jazz; George Gershwin's Intertextual America; Jewish American and African American Self-definition; Duke Ellington's "Deformation of Mastery"; The Blues Pervades the American Ethnoscape: Red ; Conclusion: "Mixing"; Notes; 7. Democracy's Risky Businesses: Pluralism and the metapolitics of aesthetics ; Introduction: Political thinking; Toward Radical Democracy: Rethinking social space and saving contingency
  • Toward a Democratic Ethos: Restoring the subjunctiveBrickman's Risky Business ; Clockers with Risky Business ; Transnational Political Economy and Another Risky Business; Conclusion: Theorizing "democracy in America" in a time of danger; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn940922479
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 215 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315646251
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)940922479
Label
Deforming American political thought : challenging the Jeffersonian legacy, Michael J. Shapiro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; List of figures ; Acknowledgements ; Preface ; 1. Securing the American Ethnoscape: Official surveys and literary interventions ; Introduction: The "fact-minded" Thomas Jefferson; Jefferson the Surveyor; An Encounter of Thomases: Pynchon's Mason & Dixon ; The Method of Radical Doubt; Kincaid contra Jefferson; Writing as Counter-memory; Conclusion: Redeeming political theory and restoring the subjunctive; Notes; 2. The Micropolitics of Crime: Aesthetic comprehension and the "brutality of fact."
  • Vocations of Political TheoryAesthetic Comprehension; Comprehending Crime Stories: Hard-boiled detection; Mosley's Devil in a Blue Dress and the African American Crime Story ; Identity Disturbances; The Politics of Space; The Politics of Friendship; Another Ethnicity, Other Crimes: Native America; Other Histories, Debts, and Voices; Notes; 3. Deforming America's Western Imaginary ; Introduction: Westerns; The Pledge; John Ford's Cinematic West; Resisting the Cliché: McCabe and Mrs. Miller ; History as Counter-memory: Buffalo Bill and the Indians ... ; "What Kind of a Man?": None of the above
  • Conclusion: Contested sites in "the Mount Rushmore state"Notes; 4. HBO's Two Frontiers: Deadwood and The Wire ; Introduction: The two frontiers; The Television Aesthetic; Conclusion: Biopolitics chez HBO ; Notes; 5. Constructing America: Architectural thought-worlds ; Introduction: An attack on the architecture of hegemony; Architecture and Thought; Jefferson's American Designs; The African American University; Beyond Jefferson's Agricultural America: The city; Vernacular America; An Overcoded Thought-world: Native America; Conclusion: The politics of American architecture; Notes
  • 6. Composing America Introduction: Counterpoint and ménage; Dvorak versus Tocqueville; A reactive Yankee America and a Fraught Emergence of Jazz; George Gershwin's Intertextual America; Jewish American and African American Self-definition; Duke Ellington's "Deformation of Mastery"; The Blues Pervades the American Ethnoscape: Red ; Conclusion: "Mixing"; Notes; 7. Democracy's Risky Businesses: Pluralism and the metapolitics of aesthetics ; Introduction: Political thinking; Toward Radical Democracy: Rethinking social space and saving contingency
  • Toward a Democratic Ethos: Restoring the subjunctiveBrickman's Risky Business ; Clockers with Risky Business ; Transnational Political Economy and Another Risky Business; Conclusion: Theorizing "democracy in America" in a time of danger; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn940922479
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 215 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315646251
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)940922479

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