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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

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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