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    The Palestinian question: the couple symptom/fetish

    Zizek, Slavoj (2009) The Palestinian question: the couple symptom/fetish. Lacan.com ,

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    Abstract

    There are two different modes of ideological mystification which should in no way be confused: the liberal-democratic one and the Fascist one. The first one concerns false universality: the subject advocates freedom/equality, not being aware of implicit qualifications which, in their very form, constrain its scope (privileging certain social strata: rich, male, belonging to a certain race or culture). The second one concerns the false identification of the antagonism and the enemy: class struggle is displaced onto the struggle against the Jews, so that the popular rage at being exploited is redirected from capitalist relations as such to the ‘Jewish plot.’ …

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Research Centre: Humanities, Birkbeck Institute for the (BIH)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 17 May 2011 08:50
    Last Modified: 05 Dec 2016 16:31
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/2267

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