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Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Trinh T. Minh-ha

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers a lyrical, philosophical meditation on the global state of endless war and the violence inflicted by the imperial need to claim victory. It discusses the rise of the police state as ... More


Conclusions

Allen Buchanan

in The Heart of Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325382
eISBN:
9780199369300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325382.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter recaps the central methodological themes of the book, lists ten major conclusions, and then identifies several key challenges to the system of international legal human rights. It argues ... More


The world is watching

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Tibet. It first explores the symbolic power of tears and expressions of sadness, before giving way to a discussion on Tibetan resistance against Chinese attempts at liberation ... More


The new rebels

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines not only the unrest in Tibet but also that among China's civil society. It explores social media as a platform for speaking out against the human rights abuses, as well as the ... More


Displaced, dispossessed, disappeared

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the consequences of Chinese attempts at modernization and urbanization as imposed upon Tibet. It examines the likely shifts to occur in Tibet's ethnographic demography as a ... More


Interval of resistance

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter illuminates aspects of Tibetan resistance in the face of Chinese suppression. Rather than focusing on the censorships and erasures—be they physical or conceptual—the chapter focuses ... More


The screensaver’s light

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter expands on the subject of the Dalai Lama. It first returns to this book's core theme, lovecidal, or “love suicided,” in describing the actions of the self-immolators. At the core of the ... More


Kantian Courage

Nicholas Tampio

in Kantian Courage: Advancing the Enlightenment in Contemporary Political Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823245000
eISBN:
9780823250707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245000.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter interprets Kant's conception of courage and its implications for contemporary political thinking. The chapter begins by examining Kant's reflections on courage in the Groundwork of the ... More


Recognizing Democracy’s Disorientation

John Dunn

in Breaking Democracy’s Spell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300179910
eISBN:
9780300206562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179910.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter compares America and China in terms of their perspectives about democracy and politics. It first considers how China has struggled to let go of dynastic monarchy as a form of government, ... More


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