States of Emergency: Looking at Neoliberal Economists, Globalization and more
Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with professor and author Patrick Brantlinger about his latest book, States of Emergency: Essays on Culture and Politics.
In his latest book, Patrick Brantlinger probes the state of contemporary America. Brantlinger takes aim at neoliberal economists, the Tea Party movement, gun culture, immigration, waste value, surplus people, the war on terror, technological determinism, and globalization. Brantlinger mixes journalism, satire, and theory to addresse many of the most pressing issues of our time.
Patrick Brantlinger is James Rudy Professor Emeritus in the English Department at Indiana University. His other books include Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians and Victorian Literature and Postcolonial Studies.