Overview:Politics of Catastrophe: Genealogies of the Unknown - PRIO New Security Studies - This book argues that catastrophe is a particular way of governing future events - such as terrorism, climate change or pandemics - which we cannot predict but which may strike suddenly, without warning, and cause irreversible damage. At a time where catastrophe increasingly functions as a signifier of our future, imaginaries of pending doom have fostered new modes of anticipatory knowledge and redeployed existing ones. Although it shares many similarities with crises, disasters, risks and other disruptive incidents, this book claims that catastrophes also bring out the very limits of knowledge and management. The politics of catastrophe is turned towards an unknown future, which must be imagined and inhabited in order to be made palpable, knowable and actionable. Politics of Catastrophe critically assesses the effects of these new practices of knowing and governing catastrophes to come and challenges the reader to think about the possibility of an alternative politics of catastrophe. This book will be of interest to students of critical security studies, risk theory, political theory and International Relations in general.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603734521-9780415498098. It was written by the following authors: Rens Van Munster, Claudia Aradau. Book Politics of Catastrophe: Genealogies of the Unknown - PRIO New Security Studies, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Politics, Language, Reference, Education, Society. The book was published on 2011-05-04 00:00:00. It has 176 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 408 g. File for download Politics of Catastrophe: Genealogies of the Unknown - PRIO New Security Studies has PDF format and is called politics-of-catastrophe-genealogies-of-the-unknown-prio-new-security-studies.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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