Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence (Paperback)
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Short Description for Precarious Life One of America's leading feminist voices examines the world of violence and terror, and asks why some lives are more valued than others. Through five essays, this book responds to various US policies to wage perpetual war, and calls for an understanding of how mourning and violence might instead inspire solidarity and a quest for global justice.
- Published: 17 August 2006
- Format: Paperback 168 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781844675449 ISBN 10: 1844675440
- Sales rank: 32,950
Full description for Precarious Life
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 deeper understanding of how mourning and violence might instead inspire solidarity and a quest for social justice.