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ISBN 9780674060289

Publication Date: 04/15/2011

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448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Preface: The Becoming-Prince of the Multitude
  • Part 1. Republic (and the Multitude of the Poor)
    • 1.1 Republic of Property
    • 1.2 Productive Bodies
    • 1.3 The Multitude of the Poor
    • De Corpore 1: Biopolitics as Event
  • Part 2. Modernity (and the Landscapes of Altermodernity)
    • 2.1 Antimodernity as Resistance
    • 2.2 Ambivalences of Modernity
    • 2.3 Altermodernity
    • De Homine 1: Biopolitical Reason
  • Part 3. Capital (and the Struggles over Common Wealth)
    • 3.1 Metamorphoses of the Composition of Capital
    • 3.2 Class Struggle from Crisis to Exodus
    • 3.3 Kairos of the Multitude
    • De Singularitate 1: Of Love Possessed
  • Intermezzo: A Force to Combat Evil
  • Part 4. Empire Returns
    • 4.1 Brief History of a Failed Coup d’État
    • 4.2 After U.S. Hegemony
    • 4.3 Genealogy of Rebellion
    • De Corpore 2: Metropolis
  • Part 5. Beyond Capital?
    • 5.1 Terms of the Economic Transition
    • 5.2 What Remains of Capitalism
    • 5.3 Pre-shocks along the Fault Lines
    • De Homine 2: Cross the Threshold!
  • Part 6. Revolution
    • 6.1 Revolutionary Parallelism
    • 6.2 Insurrectional Intersections
    • 6.3 Governing the Revolution
    • De Singularitate 2: Instituting Happiness
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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