Summary and Info
Critiquing Habermas, this volume bring fresh perspectives and ideas to bear on debates about the public sphere.Engages in different ways with J?rgen Habermas’s seminal study, The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere. Moves beyond Habermas by reflecting on current social processes and events, such as anti-corporate protests and the emergence of the Internet. Considers alternative theories by Bakhtin, Bourdieu and Honneth, among others. Combines work by established commentators and new researchers.