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Duncan Kennedy, Sexy Dressing Etc.: Essays on the Power and Politics of Cultural Identity (Harvard Univ. Press 1993).

Abstract: Duncan Kennedy argues that an American radicalism is both possible and desirable. One base for radical politics is the big institutional workplace; another is popular culture--whence his emphasis on phenomena like sexy dressing. Kennedy's aim is to wed the rebelliousness, irony, and irrationalism of cultural modernism and postmodernism to the earnestness of political correctness.