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Governing the dead: Sovereignty and the politics of dead bodies (Human Rema…



In most of the world, the transition from life to death is a time of intense presence of states and other forms of authority. Focusing on the relationship between bodies and sovereignty, Governing the dead explores how, by whom and with what effects dead bodies are governed in conflict and non-conflict contexts across the world, including an analysis of the struggles over ‘proper burials’; the repatriation of dead migrants; abandoned cemeteries; exhumations; ‘feminicide’; the protection of…


Governing The Dead

Pub Date : 2016-01-08 | Author : Finn Stepputat | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781784993801
ISBN 13 : 1784993808

In most of the world, the transition from life to death is a time of intense presence of states and other forms of authority. Focusing on the relationship between bodies and sovere..


Human Development Report 2004

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : United Nations Development Programme | Publisher : Human Development Report

ISBN 10 : 9780195221466
ISBN 13 : 019522146X

This is the 15th report, prepared by a team of independent experts, which explores major development issues of global concern. The 2004 report focuses on issues of cultural liberty..


Learning From Megadisasters

Pub Date : 2014-06-26 | Author : Federica Ranghieri | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781464801549
ISBN 13 : 1464801541

While not all natural disasters can be avoided, their impact on a population can be mitigated through effective planning and preparedness. These are the lessons to be learned from ..


Sovereignty

Pub Date : 2012-01-26 | Author : Bertrand de Jouvenel | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107600171
ISBN 13 : 1107600170

Bertrand de Jouvenel examines the relationship between the distribution of power and the creation of an ethical society...


Human Remains And Identification

Pub Date : 2015-08-01 | Author : Élisabeth Anstett | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781784991975
ISBN 13 : 178499197X

Human remains and identification presents a pioneering investigation into the practices and methodologies used in the search for and exhumation of dead bodies resulting from mass v..


Water Governance In The Arab Region

Pub Date : 2014-01-15 | Author : United Nations | Publisher : UN

ISBN 10 : 9211263662
ISBN 13 : 9789211263664

The publication looks at the alarming current water situation in the Arab countries, with demand for water increasing exponentially as a result of rapid population expansion, chang..


The Grand Design

Pub Date : 2010-09-07 | Author : Stephen Hawking | Publisher : Bantam

ISBN 10 : 9780553907070
ISBN 13 : 0553907077

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a b..


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