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Pleasures of the Polemic

Pleasures of the Polemic This review critiques Afflicted Powers on three fronts: a flawed conception of politics as spectacle, an overly functionalist account of the Iraq war, and base determinism in its reasoning about American foreign policy. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Public Culture Duke University Press

Pleasures of the Polemic

Public Culture , Volume 20 (3) – Oct 1, 2008

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Publisher
Duke University Press
Copyright
© 2008 by Duke University Press
ISSN
0899-2363
eISSN
0899-2363
DOI
10.1215/08992363-2008-014
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Abstract

This review critiques Afflicted Powers on three fronts: a flawed conception of politics as spectacle, an overly functionalist account of the Iraq war, and base determinism in its reasoning about American foreign policy.

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Public CultureDuke University Press

Published: Oct 1, 2008

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