Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence
In her most impassioned and personal book to date, Judith Butler responds in this profound appraisal of post-9/11 America to the current US policies to wage perpetual war, and calls for a deeper understanding of how mourning and violence might instead inspire solidarity and a quest for global justice.
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Review: Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and ViolenceUser Review - Joseph Sverker - Goodreads
2014: Reading this a second time together with having read some more Butler made a great difference from the first reading. Having said that, the book stands rather well by itself as well. This is an ... Read full review
Review: Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and ViolenceUser Review - Caitlin Smith - Goodreads
I read most of this book for a class about popular culture in post-9/11 America. Butler makes a very compelling argument for the need to reevaluate the role of violence in the process of collective ... Read full review