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Turkey's Necropolitical Laboratory: Democracy, Violence and Resistance

Banu Bargu


Turkey’s democratic regime and its vicissitudes are dependent on a necropolitical undercurrent. This book presents a bold collection of essays that evaluate Turkey’s recent history from the perspective of the necropolitical underpinnings of its precarious democracy. Combining cutting edge research and a diverse range of approaches from multiple disciplines, including political theory, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, history, international relations, and gender and sexuality studies, the book examines the multiple ways in which lives are brought into the fold of power and analyses how they ... More

Keywords: Necropolitics, violence, Turkey, democracy, body, martyrdom, resistance, dead, sovereignty, biopolitics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474450263
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450263.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Banu Bargu, editor
University of California, Santa Cruz

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