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The subject of violence : Arendtean exercises in understanding

Author: Bat-Ami Bar On
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Series: Feminist constructions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Subject of Violence is a critical investigation of violence and the subjectifying capacities. It both relies on and explores the work of Hannah Arendt. At its background are feminist concerns, but also concerns with violence that press against the feminist problematic and push its boundaries. The book's main project is ethico-political "understanding" and, therefore, it is also about finding an ethico-political  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bar On, Bat-Ami, 1948-
Subject of violence.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002
(OCoLC)652173391
Named Person: Bat-Ami Bar On; Bat-Ami Bar On; Bat-Ami Bar-On; Hannah Arendt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bat-Ami Bar On
ISBN: 0847697703 9780847697700 0847697711 9780847697717
OCLC Number: 49565298
Description: xv, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Signs of Trauma --
Thinking about Violence between Theory and (Auto) Biography --
Shattered Worlds and Shocked Understandings --
A Legacy of Women in Dark Times --
Shapes of Violence --
Thoughtless Action into Nature and The Violence of Genocide --
An Excursus (Perhaps): Eichmann in Jerusalem and Post-Zionism --
Violence in the Intersection of Nationalism and the State Form --
Ambiguous Alternatives --
Violent Bodies.
Series Title: Feminist constructions.
Responsibility: Bar On Bat-Ami.

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"The Subject of Violence" is a critical investigation of violence and the subjectifying capacities. It both relies on and explores the work of Hannah Arendt. At its background are feminist concerns,  Read more...

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An honest and uncompromising look at violence in a myriad of forms, and the ways that it shapes individuals, nation-states, and cultures. It explores significant issues for feminists, and is well Read more...

 
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