Category Archives: Politics

Books received – Pelluchon, Eddé, Alarm Phone, Farrell Krell, Hoffmann, Miller, Jullien, Dumézil

Books received – Corine Pelluchon, Nourishment: A Philosophy of the Political Body; Dominique Eddé, Edward Said: His Thought as a Novel; 5 Years of Alarm Phone (also available as a free download); David Farrell Krell, The Sea: A Philosophical Encounter; Marcelo Hoffmann, Militant … Continue reading

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Books received – a pile from the Verso sale

The Verso sale runs until the end of December 2019

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Carceral Notebooks 13: Foucault and the Politics of Resistance in Brazil – now published open access

Carceral Notebooks 13: Foucault and the Politics of Resistance in Brazil – now published and essays available open access http://www.thecarceral.org/journal-vol13.html Bernard E. Harcourt, Preface Bernard E. Harcourt, Dedication Marcelo Hoffman, Special Editor, Introduction Salma Tannus Muchail and Márcio Alves da … Continue reading

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Books received – Story, TCS, Gombrich and Eribon, Crewe, Derrida, Kantorowicz

 Brett Story, Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America; the new issue of Theory, Culture and Society, ‘Thinking with Algorithms‘, edited by Louise Amoore; Ernst Gombrich and Didier Eribon, A Lifelong Interest; Louise Crewe, Lords of Parliament: Manners, Rituals and Politics; Jacques Derrida, … Continue reading

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Pod Save Austria – English version of talk and discussion on ‘Terror and the State of Territory’

I shared the German version of this last week, but the English version is now available online. Pod Save Austria – ‘Terror and the State of Territory’ It begins with a 15 minute talk by me, and then a discussion … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis, Shaking the Superflux: Shakespeare, economics, and the possibility of justice – 6th Annual Shakespeare Rose Lecture (transcript)

In March, Yanis Varoufakis, gave the 6th Annual Shakespeare Lecture at the Rose Theatre Kingston. Entitled “Shaking the Superflux: Shakespeare, economics, and the possibility of justice”, a transcript is available here.

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Ben Clift, The IMF and the Politics of Austerity in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis – now out with OUP

A new book by friend and Warwick colleague Ben Clift – The IMF and the Politics of Austerity in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis – is now out with OUP. This book explores the IMF’s role within the … Continue reading

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Bernard E. Harcourt, The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went to War Against Its Own Citizens (out in February with Basic Books)

Bernard E. Harcourt, The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went to War Against Its Own Citizens – out in February with Basic Books. A distinguished political theorist sounds the alarm about the counterinsurgency strategies used to govern Americans Militarized police officers with … Continue reading

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Books received – Freud, Beckman on Deleuze, Heidegger, Olson, Hanawalt, Willetts

Freud’s Therapy and Technique; Frida Beckman’s Gilles Deleuze; the latest volume of Heidegger’s Gesamtausgabe; Kevin Olson’s Imagined Sovereignties: The Power of the People and Other Myths of the Modern Age; Barbara Hanawalt’s Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London; and David Willett’s A University … Continue reading

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Matthew Longo, Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 – now out with CUP

Matthew Longo, Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 – now out with Cambridge University Press. Borders sit at the center of global politics. Yet they are too often understood as thin lines, as they appear on … Continue reading

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