BRUTALISM, translated by Steven Corcoran

: Mbembe (A.)

R 330.00
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181pp., paperback, First SA Edition, Johannesburg, 2024


First published in French in 2020 as Brutalisme. First published in English in the USA in 2024.

"Mbembe argues that Afro-diasporic thought presents the only solution for contemporary capitalism: repairing that which is broken, developing a new planetary consciousness, and reforming a community of humans in solidarity with all living things."

"In an argument both elegant and urgent, Achille Mbembe focuses our attention on the African continent, which is not only where the forms of domination and deprivation that increasingly affect the entire globe are most fully deployed but also where the forms of reparation necessary for a future world can be glimpsed." Michael Hardt, author of The Subversive Seventies

Achille Mbembe is Research Professor in History and Politics at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research and at the Innovation Foundation for Democracy, University of the Witwatersrand. He is author of Necropolitics and Critique of Black Reason and co-editor of Johannesburg: The elusive metropolis.