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Figuring violence : affective investments in perpetual war

Author: Rebecca A Adelman
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Figuring Violence explores the roles of imagination and affects like apprehension, affection, admiration, gratitude, pity, and anger in sustaining contemporary American militarism. The book charts  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca A Adelman
ISBN: 9780823281671 0823281671 9780823281688 082328168X
OCLC Number: 1083988583
Description: xi, 336 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: On the Cover Image: "Vertigo at Guantanamo" ixIntroduction: Fabricated Connections, Deeply Felt 11. Envisioning Civilian Childhood 272. Affective Pedagogies for Military Children 523. Recognizing Military Wives 884. Economies of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury 1375. Liberal Imaginaries of Guantanamo 1786. Feeling for Dogs in the War on Terror 212Conclusion: A Radical and Unsentimental Attention 245Acknowledgments 251Notes 257Index 329
Responsibility: Rebecca A. Adelman.

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This timely, sprightly, and elegantly written monograph explores how the imagination and affect converge and circulate to generate a militarized affective economy. Though her strategic use of Read more...

 
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