THE MARY FLEXNER LECTURES OF BRYN MAWR COLLEGE
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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

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ISBN 9780674983984

Publication Date: 02/26/2018

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256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

The Mary Flexner Lectures of Bryn Mawr College

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Gender Politics and the Right to Appear
  • 2. Bodies in Alliance and the Politics of the Street
  • 3. Precarious Life and the Ethics of Cohabitation
  • 4. Bodily Vulnerability, Coalitional Politics
  • 5. “We the People”—Thoughts on Freedom of Assembly
  • 6. Can One Lead a Good Life in a Bad Life?
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits
  • Index

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