Judith Butler, Dispossession

For Another Critique of the Pyramid

Stuart Elden’s blog (Progressive Geographies) features a description of Judith Butler’s forthcoming book Dispossession. The book apparently continues in the direction of Butler’s Arendtian reflections on protest in public space (cf. “Bodies in Alliance and the Politics of the Street“), and on demonstrations as “passages, when the legitimacy of a regime is called into question, but when no new regime has yet come to take its place.” Also note that Derek Gregory recently posted some relevant videos on his blog, here.

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