Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present

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$35.94
Publisher
University of California Press
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Pages
352
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 1.0 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520271173

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About the Author

Didier Fassin is the James D. Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is the author of When Bodies Remember: Experiences of AIDS in South Africa (UC Press) and coauthor of The Empire of Trauma: An Inquiry into the Condition of Victimhood.

Reviews

"[A] brilliant compilation. . . . One of the most thought-provoking books this reviewer has read in many years."-- (04/27/2012)
"Meticulously researched, well balanced and absorbing. . . . Interesting and thought provoking."-- (08/23/2012)
"A very thought-provoking contribution to the literature. The analysis is precise and persuasive."-- (02/28/2012)
"Humanitarian reason constitutes an outstanding study of contemporary Western moral and political economy."--Social Anthropology (08/16/2012)