The Time of Catastrophe: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Age of Catastrophe (Law, Justice and Power)

 
9781472468369: The Time of Catastrophe: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Age of Catastrophe (Law, Justice and Power)

If catastrophes are, by definition, exceptional events of such magnitude that worlds and lives are dramatically overturned, the question of timing would pose a seemingly straightforward, if not redundant question. The Time of Catastrophe demonstrates the analytic productiveness of this question, arguing that there is much to be gained by interrogating the temporal conceits of conventional understandings of catastrophe and the catastrophic. Bringing together a distinguished, interdisciplinary group of scholars, the book develops a critical language for examining 'catastrophic time', recognizing the central importance of, and offering a set of frameworks for, examining the alluring and elusive qualities of catastrophe. Framed around the ideas of Agamben, Kant and Benjamin, and drawing on philosophy, history, law, political science, anthropology and the arts, this volume seeks to demonstrate how the question of 'catastrophic time' is in fact a question about something much more than the frequency of disasters in our so-called 'Age of Catastrophe'.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Christopher Dole is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College, USA. Robert Hayashi is Associate Professor American Studies at Amherst College, USA. Andrew Poe is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Amherst College, USA. Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Amherst College, USA. Boris Wolfson is Associate Professor of Russian at Amherst College, USA.

Review:

'Pervasive reporting of events has brought us back to the catastrophe as central to governing. This imaginative collection refuses to define catastrophe as exceptional, or by its limits in time and space. The chapters pose the times of catastrophe as multiple, integrating catastrophic events with the everyday and with how we envision futures. The authors creatively cross critical theory with historical and cultural analyses, generating a rich research agenda and teaching us all why we ought to turn to disaster to understand governing.' --Susan Sterett, Virginia Tech, USA

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 112.00
US$ 92.71

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Christopher Dole, Dr. Robert Hayashi, Dr. Andrew Poe
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2015)
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New ed. Language: English . Brand New Book. If catastrophes are, by definition, exceptional events of such magnitude that worlds and lives are dramatically overturned, the question of timing would pose a seemingly straightforward, if not redundant question. The Time of Catastrophe demonstrates the analytic productiveness of this question, arguing that there is much to be gained by interrogating the temporal conceits of conventional understandings of catastrophe and the catastrophic. Bringing together a distinguished, interdisciplinary group of scholars, the book develops a critical language for examining catastrophic time , recognizing the central importance of, and offering a set of frameworks for, examining the alluring and elusive qualities of catastrophe. Framed around the ideas of Agamben, Kant and Benjamin, and drawing on philosophy, history, law, political science, anthropology and the arts, this volume seeks to demonstrate how the question of catastrophic time is in fact a question about something much more than the frequency of disasters in our so-called Age of Catastrophe . Bookseller Inventory # AA69781472468369

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 92.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Christopher Dole; Robert Hayashi; Andrew Poe; Austin Sarat
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST1472468368. Bookseller Inventory # ST1472468368

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 93.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Christopher Dole, Dr. Robert Hayashi, Dr. Andrew Poe
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2015)
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New ed. Language: English . Brand New Book. If catastrophes are, by definition, exceptional events of such magnitude that worlds and lives are dramatically overturned, the question of timing would pose a seemingly straightforward, if not redundant question. The Time of Catastrophe demonstrates the analytic productiveness of this question, arguing that there is much to be gained by interrogating the temporal conceits of conventional understandings of catastrophe and the catastrophic. Bringing together a distinguished, interdisciplinary group of scholars, the book develops a critical language for examining catastrophic time , recognizing the central importance of, and offering a set of frameworks for, examining the alluring and elusive qualities of catastrophe. Framed around the ideas of Agamben, Kant and Benjamin, and drawing on philosophy, history, law, political science, anthropology and the arts, this volume seeks to demonstrate how the question of catastrophic time is in fact a question about something much more than the frequency of disasters in our so-called Age of Catastrophe . Bookseller Inventory # AA69781472468369

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 94.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Dole, Christopher
Published by Routledge (2015)
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2015. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # GB-9781472468369

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 85.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Christopher Dole, Robert Hayashi, Andrew Poe, Austin Sarat
Published by Taylor and Francis 2015-09-28, Farnham, Surrey, England |Burlington, VT (2015)
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor and Francis 2015-09-28, Farnham, Surrey, England |Burlington, VT, 2015. hardback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9781472468369

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 90.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Christopher Dole; Robert Hayashi; Andrew Poe; Austin Sarat
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. pp. Bookseller Inventory # 373489385

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 101.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.32
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Christopher Dole, Robert Hayashi, Andrew Poe, Boris Wolfson
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; If catastrophes are, by definition, exceptional events of such magnitude that worlds and lives are dramatically overturned, the question of timing would pose a seemingly straightforward, if not redundant question. The Time of Catastrophe demonstrates the analytic productiveness of this question, arg. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9781472468369_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 105.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.15
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Dole, Christopher, Hayashi, Robert, Poe, Andrew, Sarat, Austin
Published by Routledge (2015)
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2015. Book Condition: New. Editor(s): Poe, Dr. Andrew; Dole, Christopher; Hayashi, Dr. Robert; Sarat, Professor Austin D. Series: Law, Justice and Power. Num Pages: Includes 3 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBA; LAB; LAQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 164 x 240 x 16. Weight in Grams: 440. . 2015. New edition. Hardcover. . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9781472468369

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 111.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Dole, Christopher (EDT)/ Hayashi, Robert (EDT)/ Poe, Andrew (EDT)/ Sarat, Austin (EDT)/ Wolfson, Boris (EDT)
Published by Ashgate Pub Co (2015)
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Quantity Available: 7
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ashgate Pub Co, 2015. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VT-9781472468369

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 107.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

DOLE, CHRISTOPHER; HAYASHI, ROBERT; POE, ANDREW; SARAT, AUSTIN
Published by Routledge (2015)
ISBN 10: 1472468368 ISBN 13: 9781472468369
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9781472468369 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01019544

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 102.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.65
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book