Category: Political Freedom

  • Download Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, by John Lechte PDF

    By John Lechte

    Can human rights safeguard the stateless? Or are they completely excluded from politics and condemned to "bare life"?Human rights are in situation this day. far and wide one seems, there's violence, deprivation, and oppression, which human rights norms appear powerless to avoid. This ebook investigates the roots of the present trouble during the considered Italian thinker, Giorgio Agamben. Human rights idea and perform needs to come to grips with key difficulties pointed out by means of Agamben - the violence of the sovereign kingdom of exception and the relief of humanity to 'bare' existence. Any renewal of human rights at the present time needs to contain breaking decisively with the normal coordinates of Western political inspiration and as a substitute verify a brand new realizing of existence and political motion.
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  • Download Courses of Action for Enhancing U.S. Air Force Irregular by Richard Mesic, David E. Thaler, David Oschmanek, Leon PDF

    By Richard Mesic, David E. Thaler, David Oschmanek, Leon Goodson

    The U.S. Air strength management plans within the close to time period to spot and enforce a number tasks for boosting the service's contributions to abnormal struggle (IW) operations. This monograph is the results of a "quick-turn" research to supply the management with a menu of activities it may deliberate to enhance and extend the Air Force's features to participate in joint and interagency efforts in abnormal battle.
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  • Download Reimagining War in the 21st Century: From Clausewitz to by Manabrata Guha PDF

    By Manabrata Guha

    This publication interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of battle, and asks even if glossy, network-centric militaries can nonetheless be stated to serve the 'political'. In gentle of the rising theories and doctrines of Network-Centric warfare (NCW), this booklet strains the philosophical backdrop opposed to which the extra universal theorizations of battle and its behavior ensue. Tracing the historic and philosophical roots of recent conflict from the seventeenth Century via to the current day, this ebook unearths that faraway from paralyzing the venture of re-problematisating warfare, the emergence of NCW provides us a chance to reconsider battle in new and philosophically difficult methods. This ebook might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of serious safety experiences, social idea, struggle stories and political theory/IR.
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  • Download Worst-Case Scenario? Governance, Mediation and the Security by Stuart Price PDF

    By Stuart Price

    During this unique and provocative new publication, Stuart rate identifies the life of a convention that lies on the middle of the western protection regime -- the projection of the worst-case situation. This involves the projection of an important fabric risk, made by way of an authoritative or government strength, used to strengthen the safety time table of the neo-liberal country. This in flip has altered the behavior of army and police operations, that are more and more directed opposed to any huge expression of dissent. utilizing a variety of respectable resources and case stories - from Sep 11 to the riots in Greece -- expense analyzes the paramilitary, political, financial and cultural maneuvers of the safety regime because it makes an attempt to breed a "command constitution" inside of civil society. In doing so, he demonstrates that, not like the brazenly "totalitarian" states of the earlier, bureaucratic rule is favorite over charismatic management, and the ostentatious show of coercive authority is characterised as a brief degree. it's, he argues, a approach that needs to be famous and resisted.
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  • Download Educating for Action: Strategies to Ignite Social Justice by Jason Del Gandio, Anthony J Nocella II PDF

    By Jason Del Gandio, Anthony J Nocella II

    The pursuit of freedom and justice is a undying one, yet new activists won't recognize the place to start, whereas more matured ones frequently turn into jaded or fatigued. the duty of creating a brand new society, unfastened from oppression and inequality, may be overwhelming. instruments for facilitating motivation, engagement, and verbal exchange can suggest the adaptation among failure and luck for activists and social movements.

    Educating for Action collects the voices of activists whose mixed adventure in confronting injustice has generated a wealth of key insights for growing social switch. This sensible consultant explores such issues as:

    • Community activism and direct democracy
    • Conflict negotiation, conversation, and rhetoric
    • Law, the academic procedure, and way of life activism
    • Social media abilities, convention making plans, and on-line organizing

    Written in an inspirational tone, Educating for Action consciously straddles the road among road activism and lecture room guideline. Bridging the space among those worlds makes for a fascinating and instructive guide for social justice, assisting scholars, lecturers, and bigger activist groups flip their idealism into action.

    Jason Del Gandio is a scholar-activist and assistant professor of rhetoric and public advocacy at Temple collage. he's the writer of Rhetoric for Radicals: A instruction manual for twenty first Century Activists.

    Anthony J. Nocella II is a scholar-activist and senior fellow of the Dispute solution Institute on the Hamline legislations college. he's a long-time anti-racism, adolescence justice, felony abolition, hip hop, animal, incapacity, and Earth liberation activist and has released over fifty scholarly articles and publication chapters and 16 books.

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