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AuthorBesteman, Catherine
TitleViolence : A reader / edited by Catherine Besteman
Imprint New York : New York University Press, 2002
Descript xii, 323p. ; 23 cm


Introduction. -- Politics as a vocation. -- Reflections on violence. -- War making and state making as organized crime. -- The impact and function of terror. -- The uniqueness and normality of the holocaust. -- The causes of terrorism. -- Playing the game of love: passion and martyrdom among Khalistani Sikhs. -- A head for an eye: revenge on the Cambodian genocide. -- Dirty protest: symbolic overdetermination and gender in Northern Ireland ethnic violence. -- Surfacing gender: reconceptualizing crimes against women in time of war. -- Culture of terror - space of death. Roger Casement's Putumayo report and the explanation of torture. -- Male gender and rituals of resistance in the Palestinian intifada: a cultural politics of peace. -- Conclusion: political violence and the contemporary world.

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