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Necropolitics: Living Death in Mexico

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Necropolitics: Living Death in Mexico
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Necropolitics: Living Death in Mexico

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(Studies of the Americas) 1st ed. 2019 Edition 

by R. Guy Emerson (Author) 

This book offers a contemporary look at violence in Mexico and argues for a recalibration in how necropolitics, as the administration of life and death, is understood. The author locates the forces of mortality directly on the body, rather than as an object of government, thereby placing death in a politics of the everyday. This necropolitics is explored through testimonies of individuals living in towns overrun by organized crime and resistance groups, namely, the autodefensa movement, that operate throughout Michoacán, one of the most violent states in Mexico. This volume studies how individuals and communities go on living not in spite of the death that surrounds life, but more disturbingly by attuning to it.

Year:
2019
Pages:
194
Language:
English
Format:
PDF
Size:
2 MB
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN-10:
3030123014
ISBN-13:
978-3030123017
ASIN:
B07P94NDFF
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Necropolitics: Living Death in Mexico