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The Politics of Violence : Gender, Conflict and Community in El Salvador, Paperback / softback Book

The Politics of Violence : Gender, Conflict and Community in El Salvador Paperback / softback

Part of the Bulletin of Latin American Research Book Series series

Description

The Politics of Violence develops an interdisciplinary feminist perspective grounded in original ethnographic research on everyday forms of violence in El Salvador.

Hume challenges dominant theories of violence through foregrounding subaltern vocabularies that have been historically ignored in debates on violence. Unites a critical analysis of theories of violence with original ethnographic research on its use and broader responses to its different manifestations Makes an important theoretical contribution to debates on violence, through developing in-depth accounts of the violence of everyday life from a feminist perspective Examines the vocabularies of violence of those who live with it on an everyday basis, locating these vocabularies in a critical analysis of the relations of domination that have shaped Salvadoran history

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 212 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Violence in society
  • ISBN: 9781405192262

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