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Contributor Archive: Claudia Aradau

196 Reviews

by , , , , , , , and / RP 196 (Mar/Apr 2016) / Reviews

Paolo Virno, When the Word Becomes Flesh: Language and Human Nature

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Giorgio Agamben, Stasis: Civil War as a Political Paradigm

Michel Foucault, The Punitive Society: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1972–1973

Michel Foucault, Théories et institutions pénales. Cours au Collège de France

Claudia Aradau

Quentin Meillassoux, Science Fiction and Extro-Science Fiction

Mark …


‘Become a permanent migrant to the UK!’

by / RP 194 (Nov/Dec 2015) / Commentary

Since 2005, when citizenship tests were effectively introduced in the UK, the official guidance book Life in the United Kingdom has been a veritable battleground over identity, history and knowledge. ‘Could you pass a citizenship test? ‘Most young people can’t’, the media reiterate with each new edition. [1] Knowledge and ignorance …


The signature of security

Big data, anticipation, surveillance
by / RP 191 (May/Jun 2015) / Commentary, Data & Surveillance

‘We are not crystal ball gazers. We are Intelligence Agencies’, noted the former GCHQ director Iain Lobban in a public inquiry on privacy and security by the Intelligence and Security Committee of the UK Parliament (ISC) in the wake of the Snowden revelations about mass surveillance. [1] Several minutes later, Lobban …


179 Reviews

Books Reviewed: Adrian Parr, The Wrath of Capital: Neoliberalism and Climate Change Politics Alexander R. Galloway, The Interface Effect Andrew Gibson, Intermittency: The Concept of Historical Reason in Recent French Philosophy Giacomo Marramao, The Passage West: Philosophy after the Age of the Nation State Kate Schick, Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice Miguel de Beistegui, Aesthetics after Metaphysics: From Mimesis to Metaphor Lee Braver, Groundless Grounds: A Study of Wittgenstein and Heidegger Jean-Jacques Lecercle, Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature Christian Borch, The Politics of Crowds: An Alternative History of Sociology
by , , , , , , , and / RP 179 (May/Jun 2013) / Reviews


173 Reviews

Books Reviewed:

Patricia Ticineto Clough and Craig Willse, eds, Beyond Biopolitics: Essays on the Governance of Life and Death
Stephen J. Collier, Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics
Roberto Esposito, Immunitas: The Protection and Negation of Life

Ben Watson, Adorno for Revolutionaries

Tosaka Jun, Ideologie, Medien, Alltag: Eine Auswahl ideologiekritischer, kulturund medientheoretischer und geschictsphilosophischer Schriften

Jussi Parikka, Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology

Arthur Bradley, Originary Technicity: The Theory of Technology from Marx to Derrida

Costas Panayotakis, Remaking Scarcity: From Capitalist Inefficiency to Economic Democracy

Dominic Pettman, Human Error: Species-Being and Media Machines

Donna V. Jones, The Racial Discourses of Life Philosophy: Négritude, Vitalism, and Modernity

Timothy Bewes, The Event of Postcolonial Shame

Claudio Calia and Antonio Negri, Antonio Negri Illustrated: Interview in Venice


by , , , , , , , and / RP 173 (May/Jun 2012) / Reviews


What’s left of biopolitics?

by / RP 173 (May/Jun 2012) / Review

Patricia Ticineto Clough and Craig Willse, eds, Beyond Biopolitics: Essays on the Governance of Life and Death, Duke University Press, Durham NC and London, 2011. 400 pp., £75.00 hb., £17.99 pb., 978 0 82235 003 3 hb., 978 0 82235 017 0 pb.

François Debrix and Alexander D. Barder, Beyond Biopolitics: …


The myth of preparedness

by / RP 161 (May/Jun 2010) / Commentary

Look at this place! It’s buzzing… [Bomb explosion. People screaming. Chaos] Were you caught off-guard? That’s the problem. Can you imagine life without the places where we congregate? These are convenient places, places where we want to go, are free to go. In airports and stadiums you can monitor access, they are contained. Public spaces …


159 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 159 (Jan/Feb 2010) / Reviews

Gopal Balakrishnan, Antagonistics: Capitalism and Power in an Age of War Alberto Toscano

Thomas Metzinger, The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self Alva Noë, Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Benjamin James Lozano

Joanna Zylinksa, Bioethics …


The Roma in Italy

Racism as usual?
by / RP 153 (Jan/Feb 2009) / Commentary