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Agamben and the politics of human rights : statelessness, images, violence

Author: John Lechte; Saul Newman
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2015. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can human rights protect the stateless? Or are they permanently excluded from politics? The authors explore questions of statelessness, exclusion, the violence of securitisation and the visual  Read more...

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Named Person: Giorgio Agamben; Giorgio Agamben; Giorgio Agamben
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lechte; Saul Newman
ISBN: 9780748645725 0748645721 9781474403054 1474403050
OCLC Number: 910928858
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Description: xi, 202 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Human rights and statelessness today --
Human rights in history --
Agamben and the rise of "bare life" --
Language, the human and bare life : from ungroundedness to inoperativity --
Nihilism or politics? : an interrogation of Agamben --
Politics, power and violence in Agamben --
Agamben, the image and the human --
Living human rights.
Responsibility: John Lechte and Saul Newman.

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