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The Politics of Violence : Gender, Conflict and Community in El Salvador (Paperback)

Author: Hume, Mo

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"The Politics of Violence" develops an interdisciplinary feminist perspective grounded in original ethnographic research on everyday forms of violence in El Salvador. Hume challenges dominant theories of violence through foregrounding subaltern vocabularies that have been historically ignored in debates on violence.Unites a critical analysis of theories of violence with original ethnographic research on its use and broader responses to its different manifestationsMakes an important theoretical contribution to debates on violence, through developing in-depth accounts of the violence of everyday life from a feminist perspectiveExamines the vocabularies of violence of those who live with it on an everyday basis, locating these vocabularies in a critical analysis of the relations of domination that have shaped Salvadoran history


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405192262
SKU 210677486
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1405192267
Release Date 12/1/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0199
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Series Part 02
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