Global Powers of Horror: Security, Politics, and the Body in Pieces

Global Powers of Horror: Security, Politics, and the Body in Pieces

by Francois Debrix

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415741422
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/27/2016
Series: Interventions Series
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

François Debrix is a Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Director of the ASPECT Program at Virginia Tech, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: global powers of horror

1. Vulnerable bodies: rethinking camp-life and biopolitics

2. Time and the sovereign body: how security politics confronts the horror of finitude

3. Body parts of terror: rethinking security politics through the disseminated body

4. Severing heads: deconstruction hors texte, or what remains of the human

Epilogue: fusing remnants at the 9/11 Memorial Museum

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