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Achille Mbembe: The society of enmity

Achille Mbembe’s Politiques de l’inimitié reads contemporary politics as a series of strategies and tactics of colonisation, thus grounded on the creation of fictional others (through hierarchising categories of race, sex, ethnicity and the like) and the desire for their complete control, exclusion and extermination, in conformity with the fulfillment of this desire.

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