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Violence, Vulnerability and Embodiment Gender and History (Gender and History Special Issues) by Anupama Rao

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


  • Violence in Society,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Women,
  • Violence,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Crimes against,
  • Sex role

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Edition Notes

ContributionsShani D"Cruze (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8405490M
ISBN 101405120924
ISBN 109781405120920

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Violence, Vulnerability and Embodiment by Shani D'Cruze, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This well-illustrated collection uses new and interdisciplinary approaches in gender history to explore violence as a form of gendered embodiment across place and time, from the medieval world to the twenty-first century. Uses new and interdisciplinary approaches in gender history. Considers the issues across time, from the classical world to the twenty-first century.   Lauren Wilcox’s Bodies of Violence: Theorising Embodied Subjects in International Relations is an extremely welcome addition to a growing corpus of recent scholarship that attempts to foreground the body and embodiment in the analysis of topics such as war, violence and security. Wilcox argues that IR has historically constituted itself as a discipline partly in terms of the exclusion of the. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. titled Demonstrating Precarity: Vulnerability, Embodiment, and Resistance. The Powers of Mourning and Violence. Can you talk about.

  At a moment in U.S. history with repeated reminders of the vulnerability of African Americans to state and extralegal violence, Black Bourgeois is the first book to consider the contradiction of privileged, presumably protected Black bodies that nonetheless remain racially vulnerable. Examining disruptions around race and class status in literary texts, Candice M. Jenkins reminds us that the. Violence and Embodiment. Article (PDF Available) Thus, I correlate it with the notion of vulnerability, arguing that violence cannot be understood irrespective of vulnerability. However, a Author: James Mensch. Moreover, since violence is intimately interconnected with the body, pain and vulnerability, its discussion evokes fundamental issues of security, embodiment, culture and power. Concepts of violence The question of violence has generated a large literature. This book is not centrally concerned with definitions or with the growing philosophy of vio-.   This opening post by Lauren Wilcox kicks off the symposium dedicated to her new book Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations (Oxford University Press, ) with a series of follow-up posts coming over the next few days. Lauren is University Lecturer in Gender Studies and Deputy Director of the Centre for Gender Studies at the.

This book engages with these themes by building on the strong tradition of feminist thought focused on women’s bodies, and by making novel contributions that reflect feminists’ concerns—both theoretically and empirically—about gender and embodiment in the present context and beyond. The collection brings together essays from a variety. Black Bourgeois will be the definitive study of literary images of the black middle class from the s to our present moment. With stunning new insight, Candice M. Jenkins focuses on the vulnerability tied to black middle-class embodiment. This book adds new dimensions to the study of blackness and class by foregrounding the tension between the vulnerability of the black body and the. Discipline and the Other Body reveals the intimate relationship between violence and difference underlying modern governmental power and the human rights discourses that critique it. The comparative essays brought together in this collection show how, in using physical violence to discipline and control colonial subjects, governments repeatedly found themselves enmeshed in a fundamental. Anupama Rao is Assistant Professor of History at Barnard College. She is the editor of Gender and Caste: Contemporary Issues in Indian Feminism and a coeditor of .