Undoing the Demos:
Neoliberalism's Stealth Revolution (Zone Books Ner Futures)
by Wendy Brown
$29.95 List Price
Political theorist Wendy Brown opens her brilliant and incisive new book, Undoing the Demos, with a clarion call: Western democracy is imperiled. According to Brown, democracy has grown gaunt as a consequence of an ascendant political rationality that, like an ideological auto-immune disorder, has assaulted its very fiber and future.
Superficially, of course, there is no shortage of democracy. By one estimate, eighty-one