Precarious Life



Precarious Life In her most impassioned and personal book to date, Judith Butler responds in this profound appraisal of post 9 11 America to the current US policies to wage perpetual war, and calls for a deeper understanding of how mourning and violence might instead inspire solidarity and a quest for global justice. New Read Kindle ePUB Precarious Life By Judith Butler – bluevapours.co.uk

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Precarious Life  By Judith Butler IBN : 1844675440 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 168 pages
  • Precarious Life
  • Judith Butler
  • English
  • 22 May 2017
  • 1844675440

10 thoughts on “Precarious Life

  1. Stephanie Berbec says:

    With Butler, I could easily flip back to the beginning and read againPrecarious Life, written just after the events of 9 11 in response to trauma, heightened vulnerability, fear, aggression, and our subsequent engagement in perpetual war, remains a timely and necessary read The book is premised on what has come to constitute a human being namely, as that which counts as a liveable life and a grieveable death Anyone, or rather, any thing that does not fall within those two categories, as a li With Butler, I could easily flip back to the beginning and read againPrecarious Life, written just after the events of 9 11 in response to trauma, heightened vulnerability, fear, aggression, and our subsequent engagement in perpetual war, remains a timely and necessary read The book is premised on what has come to constitute a human being namely, as that which counts as a liveable life and a grieveable death Anyone, or rather, any thing that does not fall within those two categories, as a life worth living or a death worth grieving, is no longer regarded as human In just five chapters, Butler confronts the rise in censorship within the media, public sphere, and the U.S government, with particular emphasis on the harm of operating within binarism that one is either for us or siding with the enemy, without possibility of a third way We move quickly too quickly from the experience of trauma and suffering to acts of aggression and violence Butler asks, what might be made of gri...

  2. Lenore says:

    This is Butler at her best lucid, graceful prose that takes to task constructs of what constitutes a liveable life and a greiveable death in American news media The task at hand is to establish modes of public seeing and hearing that might well respond to the cry of the human within the sphere of appearance, a sphere in which the trace of the cry has become hyperbolically inflated to rationalize a gluttonous nationalism Butler s final chapter in which she grounds her critique in Levinas s This is Butler at her best lucid, graceful prose that takes to task constructs of what constitutes a liveable life and a greiveable death in American news media The task at hand is to establish modes of public seeing and hearing that might well respond to the cry of the human within the sphere of appearance, a sphere in which the trace of the cry has become hyperbolically inflated to rationalize a gluttonous nationalism Butler s final chapter in which she grounds her critique in Levinas s concept of the face is one of the most beautiful pieces of prose I ve read in a long time, especially in the wake of her earlier, much less stylized work in poststructural gender theory.Butler is sometimes criticized for the breadth of her scholarship, but I think her eclectic background culminates in _Precarious Life_ to produce an impassioned, thoughtful response that necessarily speaks across disciplines I especially urge people doing media studies to read thi...

  3. Michael says:

    There are a few great ideas in this book, but they could have been expressed in about 3 pages Or else she could have taken these great ideas and expanded them into an entire book I was expectingthan it delivered.

  4. Katrinka says:

    The book probably would have beenstriking had I read it when it first came out and hence, not already heard and or made , in various forms, many of the awesome arguments Butler employs Absolutely worth it, though.

  5. Rui Coelho says:

    This book reflects on the world after 9 11 It documents the return of the extra juridical power of sovereignty as conceived by Foucault and its impact on the precarization of life naked life As a response to this attack on life, Butler advocates an ethical r...

  6. Joel says:

    violence, mourning, politics chapter was very very good the rest was eh.

  7. Kyle Williams says:

    Let s face it We re undone by each other And if we re not, we re missing something 23

  8. Kevin Jimenez says:

    I ll keep this short and simple since this book will serve as the primary framework for my theoretical analysis on precarity Precarious Life was exceptionally researched and Butler is just phenomenal Butler believes that certain modes of legality constituted through rule of law are used to justify the detaining of individuals despite not having any legal ground to do so Governmentality effectively bypasses all systems of legality in our society because it serves as a mechanism for managing gr I ll keep this short and simple since this book will serve as the primary framework for my theoretical analysis on precarity Precarious Life was exceptionally researched...

  9. Natasha says:

    Judith Butler stuns again, academic prose written so eloquently, full of emotion that you forget that this draws from the events of 9 11 The precarity of life is always through face of the other and by relating back to work from Fou...

  10. Swathi Muthu says:

    The language was too abstract for me to understand her arguments.

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