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Words and worlds : a lexicon for dark times / edited by Veena Das and Didier Fassin.

Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2021.
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection
e-Duke books scholarly collection
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (319 pages).
Subjects:
Language and languages -- Political aspects.
Words, New -- Political aspects.
Sociolinguistics.
Language and culture.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
System Details:
Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Summary:
"The contributors to Words and Worlds examine the state of politics and the political imaginary within contemporary societies by taking up the everyday words such as democracy, revolution, and populism that we use to understand the political present."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction: From words to worlds / Didier Fassin and Veena Das
Knowledge / Veena Das
Democracy / Jan-Werner Müller
Authority / Banu Bargu
Belonging / Peter Geschiere
Toleration / Uday S. Mehta
Power / Alex de Waal
War / Julieta Lemaitre
Revolution / Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
Corruption / Caroline Humphrey
Openness / Todd Sanders and Elizabeth F. Sanders
Resilience / Jonathan Pugh
Inequality / Ravi Kanbur
Crisis / Didier Fassin.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Print version: Words and worlds.
ISBN:
9781478021476
1478021470
9781478013259
1478013257
9781478014164
1478014164
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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