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Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative
With the same intellectual courage with which she addressed issues of gender, Judith Butler turns her attention to speech and conduct in contemporary political life, looking at several efforts to target speech as conduct that has become subject to political debate and regulation...Fifty key concepts in gender studiesBy Dina Francesca Haynes, Dr Imelda Whelehan, Dr Jane Pilcher, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Linda L. Lindsey, Nahla Valji (Eds.), Naomi Cahn, Judith Butler
Lively and impressive...Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, ModernityBy Asad, Charles, David, Hirschkind, Jacques Derrida, Judith Butler, Onora O'Neill, Saba Mahmood, Scott, Talal, Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, William Ruddick
Opening with the provocative query what might an anthropology of the secular look like this book explores the concepts, practices, and political formations of secularism, with emphasis on the major historical shifts that have shaped secular sensibilities and attitudes in the modern West and the Middle East...Network Power: The Social Dynamics of Globalization
For all the attention globalization has received in recent years, little consensus has emerged concerning how best to understand it...The Idea of a Critical Theory: Habermas and the Frankfurt School (Modern European Philosophy)By Árpád Buermen (auth.), E. Dean Kolbas, Judith Butler, Lawrence I. Conrad, Philip Rice and Patricia Waugh, Raymond Geuss, Tadej Tuma
Habermas and earlier members of the Frankfurt School have presented critical theory as a radically new form of knowledge...What Is a People?By Alain Badiou, Albert Schweitzer, Ansgar Beckermann, Cvjeticanin Srdjan, Georges Didi-Huberman, Hollis Phelps, Jacques Rancière, Judith Butler, Pierre Bourdieu, Sadri Khiari
What Is a People seeks to reclaim people as an effective political concept by revisiting its uses and abuses over time...