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Published: 01 November 2019

296 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474450263

Bookseller Code (06)

Turkey's Necropolitical Laboratory

Democracy, Violence and Resistance

First Edition

Edited by Banu Bargu

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Brings together 11 case studies that take up different forms of violence which collectively shed light on the contradictions and limitations of Turkey's democracy
  • Zooms in on themes such as martyrdom, counterinsurgency warfare, enforced disappearances and conscientious objection; sites such as emergency zones, cemeteries, monuments and borderlands; and institutions such as prisons, courts and the army
  • Draws on historical, discursive, and ethnographic approaches
  • Gathers contributors from disciplines including political theory, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, history, international relations, gender studies and sexuality studies
  • Speaks to the broader research programme on violence in the critical humanities and social sciences