Category Archives: Heide Gerstenberger

Gerstenberger on capitalist state power

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State, Capital, Crisis

A recent Gerstenberger article: The article argues that any state theory has to take into consideration the fundamental changes of the logic of power that was brought about by the advent of capitalism. While a territorial logic of power was … Continue reading

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Gerstenberger in LDN.

The inimitable state theorist, Heide Gerstenberger, will giving two talks in LDN. The first at the HM conference; the second here: 7 November, 2013, 6:00 pm Senate House, Room 264 Keynote Speaker: Heide Gerstenberger, University of Bremen The Markets, Violence … Continue reading

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Gerstenberger on Privelege

Gerstenberger gives a very interesting and suggestive account of the historically-specific genesis of privilege in the following: ‘The way that the goals of bourgeois revolutions arose from the logic of the critique of the ancien régime became apparent wherever women, … Continue reading

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Gerstenberger on Foucault.

Stumbled on this citation: Heide Gerstenberger — Macht und Dissens. Anmerkungen zu den Arbeiten von Michel Foucault (Power and dissent. Observation on Michel Foucault’s work). Leviathan7. 2 (1979): 227-241. Curious to hear what Gerstenberger says. Anyone happen to have read it? … Continue reading

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Gerstenberger on Habermas.

I spent the better part of the day reading up on The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere. Its been years since I read it. Whilst reading literature on it I had two thoughts: 1) Habermas is the source of … Continue reading

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Online Gerstenberger Reading Group.

An online reading group to discuss Gerstenberger’s Impersonal Power is going to start over the next few weeks. Let me know in the comments if you would like to participate.    

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