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Feminist Antifascism: Counterpublics of the Common

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by Ewa Majewska

Verso Books

7/6/2021, paperback

SKU: 9781839761164

 

Feminism as the bulwark against fascism

In this exciting, innovative work, Polish feminist philosopher Ewa Majewska proposes a specifically feminist politics of antifascism. Mixing theoretical discussion with engaging reflections on personal experiences, Majewska proposes what she calls "counterpublics of the common" and "weak resistance," offering an alternative to heroic forms of subjectivity produced by neoliberal capitalism and contemporary fascism.

Reviews:

"Ewa Majewska's lucid and revolutionary statement is absolutely salutary."--Sophie Lewis, author of Full Surrogacy Now

"A significant contribution to some of the most important debates of our time." --Helen Hester, author of Xenofeminism

About the Author:

Ewa Majewska is a feminist philosopher of culture and an affiliated fellow at the Institute of Cultural Inquiry (ICI) in Berlin, Germany. She was Adjunct Professor of Gender Studies and Cultural Studies at the University of Warsaw and Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and has held positions as a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna, Austria; and as a fellow at the ICI Berlin.