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State of Insecurity
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Isabell Lorey
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-03 - Publisher: Verso Books

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal
Punishing the Poor
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Loïc Wacquant
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-01 - Publisher: Duke University Press

The punitive turn of penal policy in the United States after the acme of the Civil Rights movement responds not to rising criminal insecurity but to the social insecurity spawned by the fragmentation of wage labor and the shakeup of the ethnoracial hierarchy. It partakes of a broader reconstruction of
Bread of Life in Broken Britain
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Charles Pemberton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-30 - Publisher: SCM Press

The return of Christian social service to the centre of British political life through the emergence of the foodbank movement has elicited a range of ecclesial responses. However, in their urgency and brevity these Church responses fail to systematically integrate political critique and social analysis, nor do they undertake a
Shifting Corporealities in Contemporary Performance
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Marina Gržinić, Aneta Stojnić
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-03 - Publisher: Springer

This book investigates how contemporary artistic practices engage with the body and its intersection with political, technological, and ethical issues. Departing from the relationship between corporeality and performing arts (such as theater, dance, and performance), it turns to a pluriversal understanding of embodiment that resides in the extra violent conditions
A Future without Borders? Theories and practices of cosmopolitan peacebuilding
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Eddy Souffrant
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-28 - Publisher: BRILL

The contributors argue that the Westphalian influence on international relations has blinded the analysis that would awaken our awareness of the increasing erosion of state boundaries. It has in effect retarded our recognition of the common condition we share.