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Frames of war : when is life grievable?

Author: Judith Butler
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2009.
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This is an exploration of the current wars, looking at violence, gender and different forms of resistance. Judith Butler explores the media's portrayal of state violence, a process integral to the way in which the West wages modern war.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Butler, Judith, 1956-
Frames of war.
London ; New York : Verso, 2009
(OCoLC)607355992
Online version:
Butler, Judith, 1956-
Frames of war.
London ; New York : Verso, 2009
(OCoLC)607736761
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Butler
ISBN: 9781844673339 1844673332
OCLC Number: 286419923
Description: viii, 193 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Precarious life, grievable life --
Survivability, vulnerability, affect --
Torture and the ethics of photography : thinking with Sontag --
Sexual politics, torture, and secular time --
Non-thinking in the name of the normative --
The claim of non-violence.
Responsibility: Judith Butler.
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