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Author Bargu, Banu, author

Title Starve and immolate : the politics of human weapons / Banu Bargu
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series New directions in critical theory
New directions in critical theory.
Contents Introduction : the death fast struggle and the weaponization of life -- Biosovereignty and necroresistance -- Crisis of sovereignty -- The biosovereign assemblage and its tactics -- Prisoners in revolt -- Marxism, martyrdom, memory -- Contentions within necroresistance -- Conclusion : from chains to bodies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Government, Resistance to -- Turkey.
Human body -- Political aspects -- Turkey.
Hunger strikes -- Turkey -- History -- 21st century.
Political prisoners -- Turkey.
Prisoners -- Civil rights -- Turkey.
Protest movements -- Turkey -- History -- 21st century.
Turkey -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0231538111 (electronic bk.)
9780231538114 (electronic bk.)