The Ironic Spectator
Solidarity in the Age of Post-Humanitarianism
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Polity Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |WINNER of the 2015 ICA Outstanding Book Award
This path-breaking book explores how solidarity towards vulnerable others is performed in our media environment. It argues that stories where famine is described through our own experience of dieting or or where solidarity with Africa translates into wearing a cool armband tell us about much more than the cause that they attempt to communicate. They tell us something about the ways in which we imagine the world outside...