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Agamben and Colonialism Marcelo Svirsky

Agamben and Colonialism

Marcelo Svirsky

Published June 14th 2012
ISBN : 9780748643936
Paperback
304 pages
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12 new essays evaluating Agambens work from a postcolonial perspective. Svirsky and Bignall assemble leading figures to explore the rich philosophical linkages and the political concerns shared by Agamben and postcolonial theory.Agambens theoriesMore12 new essays evaluating Agambens work from a postcolonial perspective. Svirsky and Bignall assemble leading figures to explore the rich philosophical linkages and the political concerns shared by Agamben and postcolonial theory.Agambens theories of the state of exception and bare life are situated in critical relation to the existence of these phenomena in the colonial/postcolonial world.