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New Texts Out Now: Shampa Biswas, Nuclear Desire: Power and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order

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Shampa Biswas, Nuclear Desire: Power and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Shampa Biswas (SB): I am a nuclear abolitionist, and would like to see a world completely rid of nuclear weapons. There are countless other nuclear abolitionists, many of whom have advanced very concrete suggestions for how to move toward a nuclear-free world. In fact, there is a massive, complex, ...

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Shampa Biswas

 

Shampa Biswas is Paul Garrett Professor of Political Science at Whitman College. She is the co-editor of International Relations and States of Exception: Margins, Peripheries, and Excluded Bodies (Routledge, 2010) and Torture: Power, Democracy, and the Human Body (University of Washington Press, 2011).