This special issue of SAQ was convened to facilitate dialogue between critical scholars outside of the legal academy and a new wave of legal scholars focused on the critique of capitalism. The following conversation furthers that effort by bringing together two major scholars who demonstrate the stakes and importance of establishing and developing these intellectual connections. Amy Kapczynski is one of the founders of and most prominent voices in the Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project, whose work focuses on the political economy of the politics of care, informational capitalism, and health. Wendy Brown is a political theorist who, in addition to being a preeminent scholar of neoliberalism and democracy, is one of the central figures bringing the study of law into political theory.
A Conversation between Wendy Brown and Amy Kapczynski
Wendy Brown, a political theorist, is UPS Foundation Professor in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Her most recent book is In the Ruins of Neoliberalism: The Rise of Antidemocratic Politics in the West (2019).
Amy Kapczynski is a professor of law at Yale Law School and faculty codirector of the Global Health Justice Partnership. She is also faculty codirector of the Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project and cofounder of the LPE Blog. Her current research focuses on the political economy of care and on the legal construction of information capitalism.
Wendy Brown, Amy Kapczynski; A Conversation between Wendy Brown and Amy Kapczynski. South Atlantic Quarterly 1 April 2022; 121 (2): 239–260. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00382876-9663576
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