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Corpus Anarchicum: Political Protest, Suicidal Violence, and the Making of the Posthuman Body
This book is a meditation on and an attempt to understand suicidal violence in the immediate context of its most recent political surge: the decade between 2001 and 2011, from the suicidal mission of Muhammad Atta and his band in the United States to the suicide of Mohamed Bouazizi in 2010 in Tunisia. After the former a devastating military strike and occupation of two Mus ...more
Hardcover, 246 pages
Published October 16th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 2012)
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Born on 15 June 1951 into a working class family in the south-western city of Ahvaz in the Khuzestan province of Iran, Hamid Dabashi received his early education in his hometown and his college education in Tehran, before he moved to the United States, where he received a dual Ph.D. in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984, followed by a postdoctoral ...moreMore about Hamid Dabashi...