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The politics of atrocity and reconciliation : from terror to trauma

Author: Michael Humphrey
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Routledge studies in social and political thought, 34.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How does the experiencing and witnessing of violence shape contemporary social and cultural worlds?" "The Politics of Atrocity and Reconciliation examines contemporary political violence and atrocity in the context of the crisis of the nation-state. It explores the way violence is used to unmake the social world and how its product, suffering, is used to try to remake the social world. Humphrey considers both the
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Humphrey
ISBN: 0415274133 9780415274135
OCLC Number: 48176791
Description: xv, 175 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Politics of atrocity --
2. Horror, abjection and terror --
3. The atrocity of torture --
4. War, horrors, beliefs --
5. Urbicide --
6. Ethnic cleansing --
7. Witnessing atrocity --
8. Trauma, truth and reconciliation --
9. Atrocity, trials and justice.
Series Title: Routledge studies in social and political thought, 34.
Responsibility: Michael Humphrey.
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