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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly( )
Contribution by: Butler, Judith
Series title:Mary Flexner Lectures of Bryn Mawr College Ser.
ISBN:978-0-674-98398-4
Publication Date:Feb 2018
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

A Times Higher Education Book of the Week

Judith Butler elucidates the dynamics of public assembly under prevailing economic and political conditions, analyzing what they signify and how. Understanding assemblies as plural forms of performative action, Butler extends her theory of performativity to argue that precarity--the destruction of the conditions of livability--has been a galvanizing force and theme in today's highly visible protests.

"Butler's book is...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Political Science / Political Process / Political Advocacy
Political Science / Political Process / General
Political Science / Political Freedom
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.151 x 0.664 Inches
Book Weight:0.629 Pounds



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