Agamben and the politics of human rights: Statelessness, images, violence

John Lechte, Saul Abraham Newman

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

Human rights are in crisis today. Everywhere one looks, there is violence, deprivation, and oppression, which human rights norms seem powerless to prevent. This book investigates the roots of the current crisis through the thought of Italian philosopher.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages202
ISBN (Electronic)9780748677726
ISBN (Print)0748677720, 9780748645725
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

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    Lechte, J., & Newman, S. A. (2011). Agamben and the politics of human rights: Statelessness, images, violence. Edinburgh University Press.