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‘…classic Winlow and Hall – bleak, brilliant and unmatched in the art of rethinking crucial social issues. Enlightening, and rather scary.’

- Professor Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths, University of London

‘This superb book inhabits a unique theoretical space and demonstrates Winlow and Hall at their brilliant best as theorists of contemporary social exclusion.’

- Professor John Armitage, University of Southampton

‘…making exemplary use of critical theory, this book represents a powerful, rallying response to Benjamin's notion that “It is only for the sake of those without a hope that hope is given to us”’.

- Dr Paul A. Taylor, author of Zizek and the Media

‘… an intellectual tour de force. Winlow and Hall, outriders of a radically different political economy for our era, have done it again. Their latest book is ...

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