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 - Nikki Wilson - Goodreads
The introduction, first and last chapter were most interesting. Easier to read than a lot of Butler's other works. Read full review
Review: Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and ViolenceUser Review - Benjamin - Goodreads
Butler provides some deep insights into the nature of grief within the public sphere before then proceeding to analyse the relationship between executive (governmental) and judicial power with regards ... Read full review