skip to content
The care of the witness : a contemporary history of testimony in crises Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The care of the witness : a contemporary history of testimony in crises

Author: Michal Givoni
Publisher: Cambridge [UK] : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Series: Human rights in history
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"My preoccupation with witnessing mutated through several phases before it turned into the book you are holding. It germinated while I was writing my PhD dissertation at the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at Tel Aviv University, when the gulf between the theory of testimony that so enchanted contemporary thinking around the ethics of memory on the one hand, and the humanitarian  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Givoni, Michal.
Care of the witness.
Cambridge [UK] : Cambridge University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016026628
(OCoLC)957264841
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michal Givoni
ISBN: 9781108114776 1108114776 9781316584668 1316584666
OCLC Number: 964522924
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The ethics of witnessing and the politics of the governed --
Witnessing beyond politics : testimony theory between Auschwitz and the crisis of representation --
Witnesses as a public : the authority of experience and the critique of testimonies following the Great War --
Empathic listeners and alarmed spectators : secondary witnessing and existential ruin in the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust testimonies --
Humanitarian governance and ethical cultivation : Medecins Sans Frontières and the advent of the expert-witness.
Series Title: Human rights in history
Other Titles: Etiḳat ha-ʻedut.
Responsibility: Michal Givoni.

Abstract:

"My preoccupation with witnessing mutated through several phases before it turned into the book you are holding. It germinated while I was writing my PhD dissertation at the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at Tel Aviv University, when the gulf between the theory of testimony that so enchanted contemporary thinking around the ethics of memory on the one hand, and the humanitarian practice of witnessing I was studying on the other, first struck me as philosophically awkward and politically suspect"--

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/964522924> # The care of the witness : a contemporary history of testimony in crises
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "964522924" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Topic/testimony_theory_of_knowledge> ; # Testimony (Theory of knowledge)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Topic/evidence_hearsay> ; # Evidence, Hearsay
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BD238> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Topic/human_rights> ; # Human rights
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Meeting/holocaust_jewish_1939_1945> ; # Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Topic/family_&_relationships_interpersonal_relations> ; # FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Interpersonal Relations
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Topic/witnesses> ; # Witnesses
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/177/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Event/1939_1945> ; # 1939-1945
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Person/givoni_michal> ; # Michal Givoni
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2016" ;
    schema:description "The ethics of witnessing and the politics of the governed -- Witnessing beyond politics : testimony theory between Auschwitz and the crisis of representation -- Witnesses as a public : the authority of experience and the critique of testimonies following the Great War -- Empathic listeners and alarmed spectators : secondary witnessing and existential ruin in the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust testimonies -- Humanitarian governance and ethical cultivation : Medecins Sans Frontières and the advent of the expert-witness."@en ;
    schema:description ""My preoccupation with witnessing mutated through several phases before it turned into the book you are holding. It germinated while I was writing my PhD dissertation at the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at Tel Aviv University, when the gulf between the theory of testimony that so enchanted contemporary thinking around the ethics of memory on the one hand, and the humanitarian practice of witnessing I was studying on the other, first struck me as philosophically awkward and politically suspect"--"@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3810149730> ; # Etiḳat ha-ʻedut.
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Personal narratives"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Series/human_rights_in_history> ; # Human rights in history
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/957264841> ;
    schema:name "The care of the witness : a contemporary history of testimony in crises"@en ;
    schema:productID "964522924" ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1362657> ;
    schema:url <http://0-dx.doi.org.pugwash.lib.warwick.ac.uk/10.1017/9781316584668> ;
    schema:url <https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316584668> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/PublicFullRecord.aspx?p=4697922> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781316584668> ;
    schema:url <http://0-site.ebrary.com.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/lib/occidental/Doc?id=11311821> ;
    schema:url <https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316584668> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/11311821> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781316584668> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781108114776> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/964522924> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://0-site.ebrary.com.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/lib/occidental/Doc?id=11311821>
    rdfs:comment "View this book from e-brary (Occidental College authentication required)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Meeting/holocaust_jewish_1939_1945> # Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Person/givoni_michal> # Michal Givoni
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Givoni" ;
    schema:givenName "Michal" ;
    schema:name "Michal Givoni" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Series/human_rights_in_history> # Human rights in history
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/964522924> ; # The care of the witness : a contemporary history of testimony in crises
    schema:name "Human rights in history" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Topic/evidence_hearsay> # Evidence, Hearsay
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Evidence, Hearsay"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Topic/family_&_relationships_interpersonal_relations> # FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Interpersonal Relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Interpersonal Relations"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3810149730#Topic/testimony_theory_of_knowledge> # Testimony (Theory of knowledge)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Testimony (Theory of knowledge)"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3810149730> # Etiḳat ha-ʻedut.
    schema:name "Etiḳat ha-ʻedut." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781108114776>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1108114776" ;
    schema:isbn "9781108114776" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781316584668>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1316584666" ;
    schema:isbn "9781316584668" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/957264841>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Care of the witness." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/964522924> ; # The care of the witness : a contemporary history of testimony in crises
    .

<https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316584668>
    rdfs:comment "from Cambridge Books Online" ;
    .

<https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316584668>
    rdfs:comment "Cambridge Core (Restricted to University of Ottawa)" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.