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Published by Duke Univ. Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism,
  • Race in literature,
  • Slavery in literature,
  • Violence in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican literature. v.73, no.2 (June 2001)
    Statementspecial issue editors Houston A. Baker Jr. and Dana D. Nelson.
    ContributionsBaker, Houston A., Nelson, Dana D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS261 .V56 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 232-458 ;
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15523060M
    ISBN 100822365006
    OCLC/WorldCa48552688

    This article investigates the multiple occurrence of the sacrificial body as a visual device employed by female South African artists against a backdrop of gender based violence and patriarchal discourse. The theories of René Girard (), George. Thinkers and historians have long perceived violence and its control as integral to the very idea of 'Western Civilization'. Focusing on interpersonal violence and the huge role it played in human affairs in the post-medieval West, this timely collection brings together the latest interdisciplinary.

    ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction / Shamita Das Dasgupta --Understanding South Asian immigrant women's experiences of violence / Anitha Venkatramani-Kothari --The many faces of domestic violence in the South Asian American Muslim community / Ruksana Ayyub - . Violence against women has become a serious problem in South Africa and the world. Information from different countries indicates that 35% of all women have been physically or sexually abused by an intimate or non-intimate partner. While women across the globe fall victim to physical or sexual violence every day, African women are particularly vulnerable to this regard. [ ].

      My body was an ocean I could not cross, and floating around were pictures of men who had taken things from me: my father, random men on the streets, friends, relatives, the man with lava hands Men took things away from Celia too, but when she began to ask for those things, so did I. Together, we verbalized independence, resistance. forms of violence against children, and will be presented to the United Nations General Assembly in This is the first global report to document the impact of domestic violence on concludes with key actions that must be taken to better support and protect the forgotten victims of violence .


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Law, Violence, History: A Brief Reading of the Last Paragraph of Walter Benjamin's “Toward the Critique of Violence” Lorenzo Valla’s Radical Philology: The “Preface” To Cited by:   Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State explores the relationship between subalternity, the discourse and technology of the body, and the rise and proliferation of racial, colonial, sexual, domestic, and state violence, examining the materiality of violence on the "otherized" body.

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the South and non-South may be closing. Hence, they h ypothesized that across several decades, the violence-increasing effect of being located in the South has weakened. In Body Evidence, more than twenty scholars and public health professionals uncover the unique challenges faced by victims of violence in intimate spaces within families, communities and trusted relationships in South Asian American communities.

According to conventional international relations theory, states or groups make war and, in doing so, kill and injure people that other states are charged with protecting. While it sees the perpetrators of violence as rational actors, it views those who are either protected or killed by this violence as mere bodies: ahistorical humans who breathe, suffer and die but have no particular.

Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State explores the relationship between subalternity, the discourse and technology of the body, and the rise and proliferation of racial, colonial, sexual, domestic, and state violence, examining the materiality of violence on the "otherized" body.

This new diagnostic categorization of domestic violence, then, comes with a new conceptualization of the abused body. The chronic nature of domestic violence reverberates throughout victims' bodies and minds, plaguing them even after the abuse has ended.

Indeed, under the logic of health, a focus on acute injuries is considered by: 7. Honor and Violence in the Old South Bertram Wyatt-Brown. Hailed as a classic by reviewers and historians, Bertram Wyatt-Brown's Southern Honor now appears in abridged form under the title Honor and Violence in the Old of a Phi Alpha Theta Book Award and a Jefferson Davis Memorial Book Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History, this is the first major reinterpretation.

In Body Evidence, more than twenty scholars and public health professionals uncover the unique challenges faced by victims of violence in intimate spaces within families, communities and trusted relationships in South Asian American by:   For example, bodies both direct violent acts (violence in drone warfare, for example) and are constituted by practices that manage violence (for example, scrutiny of persons as bodies through biometric technologies and body scanners).

The book also argues that violence is more than a strategic action of rational actors (as in rationalist Author: Lauren B. Wilcox. Moreover, since violence is intimately interconnected with the body, pain and vulnerability, its discussion evokes fundamental issues of security, embodiment, culture and power.

Concepts of violence The question of violence has generated a large literature. This book is not centrally concerned with definitions or with the growing philosophy of vio. The Anatomy of Violence book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

With a 4-page full-color insert, and black-and-white illus 4/5. Violence is "the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy." Less conventional definitions are also used, such as the World Health Organization's definition of violence as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in.Nancy Scheper-Hughes is Professor of Medical Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley where she directs the doctoral program in Critical Studies in Medicine, Science, and the Body.

Scheper-Hughes' lifework concerns the violence of everyday life examined from a radical existentialist and politically engaged perspective.Sometimes this violence is about race, and sometimes it's not: the point is that the threat is always there. Southern Gothic writers, in fact, depict violence as part of the mentality, the culture, and the society of the South in general.

So if you're squeamish about violence, you'd better get ready—there's lots and lots of it in Southern Gothic.