AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Resistance Reconsidered / Othon AlexandrakisPart I: Affect as Political Condition1. Being and Doing Politics: Moral Ontologies and Ethical Ways of Knowing at the End of the Cold War / Jessica Greenberg2. The Affective Echoes of an Overwhelming Life: The Demand for Legal Recognition and the Vicious Cycle of Desire, in the Case of Queer Activism in Istanbul, Turkey / Eirine Avramopoulou 3. Emergenc(i)es in the Fields: Affective Composition and Counter-Camps Against the Exploitation of Migrant Farm Labor in Italy / Irene Peano 4. Cosmologicopolitics: Vitalistic Cosmology Meets Biopower / James D. Faubion 5. Surreal Capitalism and the Dialectical Economies of Precarity / Neni PanourgiaPart II: Agency as Ethical Condition6. Intolerants: Politics of the Ordinary in Karachi, Pakistan / Tania Ahmad 7. Negative Space: Unmovement and the Study of Activism When There is No Action / Cymene Howe 8. What Should be Done?: Art and Political Possibility in Russia / Petra Rethmann9. The Multilinearity of Protest: Understanding New Social Movements Through Their Events, Trends, and Routines / John Postill 10. Whose Ethics?: Negotiating Ethics and Responsibility in the Field / Marianne Maeckelbergh 11. Within, Against, Beyond: The Radical Imagination in the Age of the Slow-Motion Apocalypse / Alex KhasnabishConclusion: On an Emergent Politics and Ethics of Resistance / Athena Athanasiou and Othon AlexandrakisList of ContributorsIndex
Othon Alexandrakis is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at York University. He held the Hannah Seeger Davis Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Hellenic Studies at the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton University, between 2010 and 2011. His recently published works explore resistance, precarity, and political possibility in Athens, Greece.