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  • Precarious Life by Judith Butler
    Precarious Life (English, Paperback)

    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.

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  • Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly by Judith Butler
    Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly (English, Paperback)

    Judith Butler elucidates the dynamics of public assembly under prevailing economic and political conditions. Understanding assemblies as plural forms of performative action, she extends her theory of performativity to show why precarity destruction of the conditions of livability is a galvanizing force and theme in today's highly visible protests.

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  • Frames of War by Judith Butler
    Frames of War (English, Paperback)

    Analyzing the different frames through which we experience war, Butler calls for a reorientation of the Left.

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  • Parting Ways by Judith Butler
    Parting Ways (English, Paperback)

    Judith Butler follows Edward Said's late suggestion that through a consideration of Palestinian dispossession in relation to Jewish diasporic traditions a new ethos can be forged for a one-state solution. Butler engages Jewish philosophical positions to articulate a critique of political Zionism and its practices of illegitimate state violence, nationalism, and state-sponsored racism. At the same...

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  • Subjects of Desire by Judith Butler
    Subjects of Desire (English, Paperback)

    This classic work by one of the most important philosophers and critics of our time charts the genesis and trajectory of the desiring subject from Hegel's formulation inPhenomenology of Spirit to its appropriation by Kojève, Hyppolite, Sartre, Lacan, Deleuze, and Foucault. Judith Butler plots the French reception of Hegel and the successive challenges waged against his metaphysics and view of the...

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  • Of Grammatology by Jacques Derrida
    Of Grammatology (English, Paperback)

    One of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works, Of Grammatology is made even more accessible and usable by this new release.

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  • Antigone's Claim by Judith Butler
    Antigone's Claim (English, Paperback)

    Antigone, the insurgent from Sophocles's Oedipus, has long been a feminist icon of defiance. This book redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics. It reconceptualizes the incest taboo in relation to kinship - and open up the concept of kinship to cultural change.

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  • The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere by Judith Butler
    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere (English, Paperback)

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of preeminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern: what role doesor shouldreligion play in our public lives? Reflecting on her recent work concerning state violence in Israel-Palestine, Judith Butler explores the potential of religious perspectives for renewing cultural...

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  • Is Critique Secular? by Talal Asad
    Is Critique Secular? (English, Paperback)

    Four leading thinkers confront the paradoxes and dilemmas attending the supposed stand-off between Islam and liberal democratic values.

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  • Dispossession by Judith Butler
    Dispossession (English, Paperback)

    Dispossession describes the condition of those who have lost land, citizenship, property, and a broader belonging to the world. This thought-provoking book seeks to elaborate our understanding of dispossession outside of the conventional logic of possession, a hallmark of capitalism, liberalism, and humanism.

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  • Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
    Gender Trouble (English, Paperback)

    Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, this book questions the category 'woman' and continues in this vein with examinations of 'the masculine' and 'the feminine'. It considers gender as a reiterated social "performance" rather than the expression of a prior reality.

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  • Bodies That Matter by Judith Butler
    Bodies That Matter (English, Paperback)

    In Bodies That Matter, renowned theorist and philosopher Judith Butler argues that theories of gender need to return to the most material dimension of sex and sexuality: the body. Butler offers a brilliant reworking of the body, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of bodies, sex, and gender. Butler argues that power operates to constrain sex from the start,...

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  • Contingency, Hegemony and Universality by Slavoj Zizek
    Contingency, Hegemony and Universality (English, Paperback)

    Three renowned contemporary theorists discuss their different perspectives for politics and thought.

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  • Excitable Speech by Judith Butler
    Excitable Speech (English, Paperback)

    Addresses speech as a conduct which has become subject to political debate and regulation. The text invesigates hate speech regulation, anti-pornography arguments and controversies about gay self-declaration in the military.

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  • Undoing Gender by Judith Butler
    Undoing Gender (English, Paperback)

    Undoing Gender addresses the regulation of sexuality and gender that takes place in psychology, aesthetics, and social policy.

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  • Senses of the Subject by Judith Butler
    Senses of the Subject (English, Paperback)

    This book brings together a group of Judith Butler's philosophical essays written over two decades that elaborate her reflections on the roles of the passions in subject-formation through an engagement with Hegel, Kierkegaard, Descartes, Spinoza, Malebranche, Merleau-Ponty, Freud, Irigaray and Fanon.

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  • A Life with Mary Shelley by Barbara Johnson
    A Life with Mary Shelley (English, Paperback)

    This collection presents the hitherto unpublished last work by deceased literary scholar Barbara Johnson, A Life with Mary Shelley, alongside Johnson's earlier landmark essays on Shelley and incisive new commentary on Johnson's engagement with Shelley by Butler, Felman, Caruth, and Carpenter.

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  • The Psychic Life of Power by Judith Butler
    The Psychic Life of Power (English, Paperback)

    Judith Butler's new book considers the way in which psychic life is generated by the social operation of power, and how that social operation of power is concealed and fortified by the psyche that it produces. It combines social theory, philosophy, and psychoanalysis in novel ways, and offers a more sustained analysis of the theory of subject formation implicit in her previous books.

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  • Loss by David L. Eng
    Loss (English, Paperback)

    Taking stock of a century of pervasive loss - of warfare, disease, and political strife - this book considers 'what is lost' in terms of 'what remains'. It reveals how melancholia can lend meaning and force to notions of activism, ethics, and identity.

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  • On Antisemitism by Judith Butler
    On Antisemitism (English, Paperback)

    The uses and abuses of antisemitism in the 21st Century, collected by Jewish Voice for Peace.

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