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 - Ron Nie - Goodreads
Held up nicely to a reread. Chapter 2 is still the standout but wowza this whole thing is pretty great! Read full review
Review: Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and ViolenceUser Review - Braden Scott - Goodreads
A wonderful inclusion in the literary realm, combining the detatched jargon of institutional theory with a personalised voice that resonates from within the concerned and inspired scholar that is Butler. Read full review