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Nancy Fraser: A Legendary Radical Philosopher

Complete your Nancy Fraser bookshelf, including her latest work— Cannibal Capitalism!

Verso Books 2 September 2022

Nancy Fraser: A Legendary Radical Philosopher

“Nancy Fraser is a legendary radical philosopher grounded in the best of the Marxist and feminist traditions, yet whose genuine embrace and profound understanding of Black, ecological, immigrant and sexual freedom movements make her a unique figure on the contemporary scene!” – Cornel West, author of Race Matters

Fraser calls for a radical feminism— arguing that liberal feminism is the handmaiden of capitalism and that the days of pitting socialism and feminism against each other must end. She is exactly the antidote we need in the era of the #girlboss!

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What we need, Fraser argues, is a wide-ranging socialist movement that can recognize the rapaciousness of capital - and starve it to death.

Read an excerpt from Cannibal Capitalism on the shift of climate politics to centre stage here.

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Charts the history of women’s liberation and calls for a revitalized feminism!

Read an excerpt on the politics of redistribution and recognition here.

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Neoliberalism is fracturing, but what will emerge in its wake?

Read an excerpt on the earthquake of the 2016 election season here.

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Feminism shouldn’t start—or stop—with the drive to have women represented at the top of their professions. It must focus on those at the bottom, and fight for the world they deserve. 

Read an excerpt on how liberal feminism outsources oppression here.

Cannibal Capitalism
Capital is currently cannibalizing every sphere of life-guzzling wealth from nature and racialized populations, sucking up our ability to care for each other, and gutting the practice of politics. ...
The Old Is Dying and the New Cannot Be Born
Across the globe politics as usual are being rejected and faith in neoliberalism is fracturing beyond repair. Leading political theorist Nancy Fraser, in conversation with Jacobin publisher Bhaskar...
Feminism for the 99%
Unaffordable housing, poverty wages, healthcare, climate change, border policing; not the issues you ordinarily hear feminists talking about. But don’t these issues impact the vast majority of wome...

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