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Auctioning Patronage in Northeast Brazil: The Political Value of Money in a Ritual Market
Fundraising auctions help people in a small rural town in Northeast Brazil reckon with the effects that currency stabilization and democratization have had on municipal politics. These simultaneous processes have made ...
The Schmittian Messiah in Agamben's The Time That Remains
(The University of Chicago Press, 2010)
For Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, and Slavoj Zitek the New Testament writings attributed to Paul have much to say on contemporary debates over politics and religious tradition. Taking the measure of this new intellectual ...