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The Resource The right to maim : debility, capacity, disability, Jasbir K. Puar

The right to maim : debility, capacity, disability, Jasbir K. Puar

Label
The right to maim : debility, capacity, disability
Title
The right to maim
Title remainder
debility, capacity, disability
Statement of responsibility
Jasbir K. Puar
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In The Right to Maim Jasbir K. Puar brings her pathbreaking work on the liberal state, sexuality, and biopolitics to bear on our understanding of disability. Drawing on a stunning array of theoretical and methodological frameworks, Puar uses the concept of "debility"--Bodily injury and social exclusion brought on by economic and political factors--to disrupt the category of disability. She shows how debility, disability, and capacity together constitute an assemblage that states use to control populations. Puar's analysis culminates in an interrogation of Israel's policies toward Palestine, in which she outlines how Israel brings Palestinians into biopolitical being by designating them available for injury. Supplementing its right to kill with what Puar calls the right to maim, the Israeli state relies on liberal frameworks of disability to obscure and enable the mass debilitation of Palestinian bodies. Tracing disability's interaction with debility and capacity, Puar offers a brilliant rethinking of Foucauldian biopolitics while showing how disability functions at the intersection of imperialism and racialized capital.--Publisher website
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Puar, Jasbir K.
Dewey number
305.9/08
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Anima
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disabilities
  • People with disabilities
  • Sociology of disability
  • Marginality, Social
  • Gender identity
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Military occupation
  • Biopolitics
  • Biopolitics
  • Gender identity
  • Marginality, Social
  • Military occupation
  • People with disabilities
  • Sociology of disability
  • West Bank
Label
The right to maim : debility, capacity, disability, Jasbir K. Puar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967185287
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780822369189
Lccn
2017050285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967185287
Label
The right to maim : debility, capacity, disability, Jasbir K. Puar
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967185287
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780822369189
Lccn
2017050285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967185287

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