Hope and hopelessness: A dialogue
Abstract:This article is a critical dialogue between Lisa Duggan and Jose Esteban Munoz that meditates on questions of public feelings and politics. The authors approach hope and hopelessness as a dialectical formation, ultimately calling for both a critical modality of hope and insisting on the political necessity of engaging feelings of hopelessness that do not simply lead to complacency. The essay melds social theory with concepts from the psychological.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2009