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Precarious life

Judith Butler

Precarious life

the powers of mourning and violence

by Judith Butler

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Violence -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Nationalism -- United States,
  • Mass media and public opinion -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-161) and index.

    StatementJudith Butler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6432 .B88 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17163709M
    ISBN 101844675440
    ISBN 109781844675449
    LC Control Number2007271291

    Drawing on extensive ethnographic engagement with youth in Tehran and Isfahan as well as with migrant workers in rural areas, Khosravi examines the complexities and contradictions of everyday life in Iran. Precarious Lives is a vital work of contemporary anthropology that serves as a testament to the shared hardship and hope of the Iranian people. Butler, Judith - Precarious life.

    BUTLER, J. () PRECARIOUS LIFE: THE POWERS OF MOURNING AND VIOLENCE.. VERSO. Preface This all takes place right in the wake of 9­11 xi our vulnerability was exposed; and fear and mourning are normal xi.   The author of Station Eleven weaves together stories of a hotel worker and an ultra-wealthy con man in a novel that captures how precarious life is — in a way that feels particularly resonant now.

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