index
accomplishment, as structure of feeling,
181–84
actors. See political actors
Addams, Jane, 32, 34
advertising, political, 159, 167. See also
media
aesthetics, 14, 51, 201n2
affect: artificial, 59; definitions of, 46, 47;
differentiating from emotion, 46–47;
envy and competition, 52–53, 67, 68;
and imitation, 160–61; as political art,
xiii, 14–15; role in financial markets,
195; as semi- conscious process, 161. See
also affective politics; emotions; mood
affective politics: construction of
commonplaces in, 159–65; influence
of, 14–15, 52–54, 157; need for Left to
reclaim, 14–15, 68, 158, 174–86; and
Obama campaign, 186; and techno-
logical change, 168–74; technologies of
mood, 166–68. See also affect
Africa, 189, 190
Agamben, Giorgio, 49
alcohol, 59–60, 69
Althusser, Louis, 7, 116
American Federation of Labor, 32
Amsterdam Treaty, 142
Anderson, Perry, 149–50
anger, 54, 68, 95, 172. See also affect
animals: agency of, 57–58; and cogni-
tion, 182; Derrida on, 206n13; horses,
58; and human responsibility, 182; as
political entities, 40–41, 44, 58–59, 60.
See also insects
anti- capitalism, 79–83
anti- globalization movement, 82–83
Aquinas, Saint Thomas, 124
Arab Spring, 111, 207n7
Archer, Margaret, 51
Arendt, Hannah, 53, 98, 128
Aristotle, 54, 163, 205n10
Art of Rhetoric, The (Wilson), 165
Atwater, Lee, 169
Austen, Jane, 58
automatisms, 64, 161, 166. See also publics
Azmanova, Albena, 2, 3
Bachelard, Gaston, 99
Bachman, David, 121–22
Badiou, Alain, 82, 94, 100–101
Balkans, 99
barbed wire, 52, 61–62, 64
Barry, Andrew, 149
Bebel, August, 19, 20, 23, 24
Beck, Ulrich, 88, 90–91
Benhabib, Seyla, 100
Bennett, Jane, 52, 199
Bentham, Jeremy, 126–27
Berger, Stefan, 24
Bergson, Henri, 40
Berlant, Lauren, 1, 40, 43, 52, 164
Berlin, Isaiah, 42, 109
Berlusconi, Silvio, 163, 171
Bernstein, Eduard, 202n1
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