Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2017

360 Pages

7.5 × 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9781474420143

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Agonistic Mourning

Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

First Edition

Athena Athanasiou

Published by Edinburgh University Press


  • Asks how mourning might turn into an event of agonistic performativity
  • Engages with many discourses and theories of mourning and with transnational feminism
  • Offers an innovative analysis of the affective dimensions of biopolitics
  • Contests many dichotomies in feminist and political theory

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