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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly( )
Author: Butler, Judith
Series title:Mary Flexner Lecture Series of Bryn Mawr College Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2015
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $73.00
Book Description:

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.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Freedom
Political Science / Political Process / General
Political Science / Political Process / Political Advocacy
Philosophy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.7 x 21 x 2.336 cm
Book Weight:0.356 Kilograms

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