"Contemporary States of Emergency demands that we rethink the very nature of violence, benevolence, and vulnerability in the face of what Paula Vasquez Lezama felicitously calls 'compassionate militarization." Gil Anidjar, author of Semites: Race, Religion, Literature
About the Author
Didier Fassin is James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, and Director of Studies in Anthropology at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales. His recent publications include When Bodies Remember: Experience and Politics of AIDS in South Africa
. Mariella Pandolfi is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Montreal.
Mariella Pandolfi is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Montreal.