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Who sings the nation-state? : language, politics, belonging

Author: Judith Butler; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Publisher: London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2007.
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"What is contained in a state has become ever more plural while the boundaries of a state have become ever more fluid. In a world of migration and shifting allegiances - caused by cultural, economic, military and climatic change - the state is a more provisional place and its inhabitants, more stateless." "This spirited and engaging conversation, between two of America's foremost critics and two of the most  Read more...
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Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Butler; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
ISBN: 1905422571 9781905422579
OCLC Number: 171544859
Description: 121 p. ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: Judith Butler, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.

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Explores what both Enlightenment and contemporary philosophers have to say about the idea of the nation-state, who exercises power in the world, whether there is such a thing as a right to rights,  Read more...

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"Judith Butler is quite simply one of the most probing, challenging, and influential thinkers of our time." (J. M. Bernstein, The New School) "[Spivak's] lifelong search for fresh insights and Read more...

 
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