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Series: The Cultures and Practice of Violence
Published: 17 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392361-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9236-1
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007388-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0738-8
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 07 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391449-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9144-9
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007388-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0738-8
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375517-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7551-7
... Chapter 6 returns to chapter 5’s concern for the question of witnessing, but this time by focusing on the perpetrators of violence. Examining two recent Israeli films, Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman, 2008) and Lebanon (Samuel Maoz, 2009), this chapter explores their ability to generate...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... of emergency since 2004 in Thailand’s three southern Muslim-majority provinces. The analysis gauges the critical potential of interethnic intimacies in a situation in which violence is continuously perpetrated by a central state that defines itself as Buddhist. The coda thereby considers yet another...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373551-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7355-1
... of redacting it. Again, many of these arguments are a response to/reconsideration of the thesis of the most famous book perhaps in the study of perpetration, Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem , and her concept of the banality of evil. Discussion is also directed at another key concept in perpetrator...
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By Gil Z. Hochberg
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7551-7
... evidence documentaries Chapter 6 returns to chapter 5’s concern for the question of witnessing, but this time by focusing on the perpetrators of violence. Examining two recent Israeli films, Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman, 2008) and Lebanon (Samuel Maoz, 2009), this chapter explores their ability...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... distribution, and of paradigmatic court cases that count perpetrators’ payback in coin and time, traces how “financializing” these relationalities becomes a mundane infrastructure while remaining fundamentally weird. reparations numbers and colonialism indigenous counting rectification insurance...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... in order to count the bones and thereby ground the statistics and testimonies of truth commission reports and to reembed people back into family structures, rituals of mourning, and court cases against perpetrators, like General Ríos Montt. The chapter examines the controversy over the number 200,000...
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By Rielle Navitski
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... nations’ present-day media cultures, which are marked by public displays of violence perpetrated by the military, police, private security forces, and organized crime. Criminal organizations have mounted a formidable challenge to these states’ historically precarious monopolies on violence and become ever...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... the bones and thereby ground the statistics and testimonies of truth commission reports and to reembed people back into family structures, rituals of mourning, and court cases against perpetrators, like General Ríos Montt. The chapter examines the controversy over the number 200,000—the war’s death toll...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
...—and powerful people apparently powerless. In talking to me, for example, petroleum geologists did not cover up a shameful secret, as one might imagine knowing perpetrators of harm to do. Climate change, they understood, was important, and they would deal with it. But they always found something more pressing...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... change. In one way or another, all of these discourses have made choices hard to see—and powerful people apparently powerless. In talking to me, for example, petroleum geologists did not cover up a shameful secret, as one might imagine knowing perpetrators of harm to do. Climate change, they understood...