|aThe universal exception /|cSlavoj Zizek ; edited by Rex Butler and Scott Stephens.
|aLondon :|bContinuum,|c2007, c2006.
|axxxii, 387 p. ;|c20 cm.
|a"Expanded to include a brand new chapter and preface" -- cover. Hard cover edition was considered selected writings, volume 2.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aPreface to the paperback edition -- Editors' introduction : Slavoj Zizek's 'third way' -- Sect. I The absent 'second way': Eastern European liberalism and its discontents -- Why we all love to hate Haider -- Heiner Muller out of joint -- Sect. II Really existing socialism: Why are Laibach and the Neue Slowenische Kunst not Fascists? -- The fetish of the party -- Georg Lukacs as the philosopher of Leninism -- Prolegomena to a theory of Kolkhoz musicals -- Attempts to escape the logic of capitalism -- Sect. III Really existing capitalism: Multiculturalism, or, the cultural logic of multinational capitalism -- A leftist plea for 'Eurocentrism' -- A plea for 'passive aggressivity' -- The three faces of Bill Gates -- The prospects of radical politics today -- Sect. IV What is (not) to be done: Against the double blackmail -- Welcome to the desert of the real -- The Iraq War - where is the true danger? -- Some politically incorrect reflections on violence in France and related matters -- Author's afterword : where do we stand today?