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Book review: the force of non-violence by Judith Butler

Shafick, Hesham (2020) Book review: the force of non-violence by Judith Butler. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (19 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In The Force of Non-Violence, Judith Butler challenges the prevailing ways in which violence and nonviolence have been understood, arguing that the distinction between the two has been founded on a harmful individualist paradigm. The book inspires a cautious yet hopeful optimism as it calls for a new interpretation of violence, and with it, a new imagining of nonviolence as a collective form of political action, writes Hesham Shafick.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2020 13:03
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2020 23:10
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/105216

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