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Words and worlds, a lexicon for dark times, edited by Veena Das and Didier Fassin

Summary
"The contributors to Words and Worlds examine the state of politics and the political imaginary within contemporary societies by taking up the everyday words such as democracy, revolution, and populism that we use to understand the political present."--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Introduction: From words to worlds / Didier Fassin and Veena Das -- Knowledge / Veena Das -- Democracy / Jan-Werner Müller -- Authority / Banu Bargu -- Belonging / Peter Geschiere -- Toleration / Uday S. Mehta -- Power / Alex de Waal -- War / Julieta Lemaitre -- Revolution / Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi -- Corruption / Caroline Humphrey -- Openness / Todd Sanders and Elizabeth F. Sanders -- Resilience / Jonathan Pugh -- Inequality / Ravi Kanbur -- Crisis / Didier Fassin
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (1 online resource 319 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781478021476

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