By diagraming the development of capatalism from its hierarchial origins to its modern decentralized form of oppression...more
The critique which is essentially Marxism applied to modern globa...more
Porque yo sí lo había hecho. Los autores nos conducen apresuradamente (lo cual no es malo dadas las circunstancias) a través de la Historia moderna desde...more
Böylelikle mutlaka bunu bir sistematik işleyişi vardır.Hatta neden-sonuç ekseninde büyükler ve küçükler zorunlu bir şeki...more
But the borrowing from Foucault is an intellectual red herring. In no sense are Negri and Hardt following Foucault's notions of history, but rather wrapping themselves in his intellectual earn...more
this book is on the reading list for local election candidates of Justice and Development Party in Turkey
The List ( http://siyaset.milliyet.com.tr/iste-a... )
- The Age of Extremes: A History of the World 1914-1991 - Eric Hobsbawn
- Utopia - Thomas More
- Yol, Bilgi, Varlık - İmam Gazali
- The End of History and the Last Man - Francis Fukuyama
- The Prince - Nicolo Machiavelli
- Küresel Barış Vizyonu - Recep Tayyip Erdoğa
- Küresel Bunalım - Ahmet Davutoğlu
- Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Demo...more
I've seen some criticism that this book is...more
Short version: combine Foucaultian biopolitics with the militancy and self-affirming collectivization and resistance o...more
The substantive issues also recieved uneven attention. The attempt to rehabilitate Marxism really didn't work, and despite some excellent points, the central thesis is flawed, and other avenues remain unexplored. Cooper's take (The Postmodern State) is more coherent and promising.
I published a detailed review back in 2002 that can be found at http://struggle.ws/andrew/empirerevie...
Of special note are the moments that connect the ideas from of an immense and disperse body of critical/political theorists.
Hardt and his co-author suggest that what they view as forces of contemporary class oppression, globalization and the commodification of services (or production of affects), hav...more