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Law and the Postcolonial

Ethics, Politics, & Economy

Series Editor: Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris, Brenna Bhandar

Law and the Postcolonial: Ethics, Politics, & Economy seeks to expand the critical scope of racial, postcolonial, and global theory and analysis, focusing on how the global juridico-economic apparatus has been, and continues to be, shaped by the Colonial and the Racial structurings of power. It includes works that seek to move beyond the previous privileging of culture in considerations of racial and postcolonial subjectivity to offer a more comprehensive engagement with the legal, economic and moral issues of the global present.

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  1. State Violence and the Execution of Law

    Biopolitcal Caesurae of Torture, Black Sites, Drones

    By Joseph Pugliese

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    State Violence and the Execution of Law stages a provocative analysis of how the biopolitical divide between human and animal has played a fundamental role in enabling state violence, including torture, secret imprisonment and killing-at-a-distance via drones. Analyzing the complex ways in which...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

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