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Published: 09 October 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7720-7
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
... Medical Violence Against People of Color and the Medicalization of Domestic Violence Ana Clarissa Rojas Durazo He said, "Do you want to press charges?" He stood tall in front of me, in uniform and with might, and right, on his side. I lay on...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
... Gender Violence and the Prison-Industrial Complex Statement by Critical Resistance and INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence We call social justice movements to develop strategies and analyses that address both state and...
Published: 16 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393924-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9392-4
... Guatemala’s New Violence as Structural Violence Notes from the Highlands Peter Benson, Kedron Thomas, and Edward F. Fischer Anthropologists in Guatemala commonly hear from informants that “things are better now” or “things have improved.” Such statements...
Published: 01 September 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372592-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7259-2
... chapter 5 ENEMIES OF THE STATE: TERRORISM, VIOLENCE, AND THE AFFECTIVE POLITICS OF TRANSNATIONAL COALITION If there was one question that interviewers would consistently ask Genet after 1970, it was the “why” of his impassioned ac- tivism with...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... - sive” Muslims registered strong objection to what they considered an assault on the Nigerian Constitution and the country’s vaunted “federal character.” One Resistance, Violence, and Reconciliation 183 influential Pentecostal leader, Archbishop Abraham Oyeniran of...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... when attached to collective images of the nation, justify various forms of violence and erasure. On other hand, the postracial signifies the ways racial striving and loss are mediated and informed by other subject positions and identities, including gender, class, and citizenship. In this chapter, I...
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By Doreen Lee
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374091-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
... This chapter explores the twists and turns of activist narratives of state violence, trauma, and counter-violence over ten years of Reform politics. As student movements evolved toward greater militancy and spectacular violence after the fall of Suharto, debates over student morality and...
Published: 08 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376149-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7614-9
... CHAPTER 2 GLOBAL CAPITAL, VIOLENCE, AND THE MAKING OF A COLONIAL SHATTER ZONE Robbie Ethridge Two hundred years after Europeans invaded what is now the American South, the precontact...
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376996-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7699-6
... Epilogue Democracy and Melodrama Frivolity, Fracaso, and Political Violence in Venezuela Venezuelans are living a collective hypnosis bordering on hysteria. It’s really very un- healthy. But we have to understand that we are in the eye of the hurricane and that in the future...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... The high rate of violence against women in Turkey has become a central component of governmental, legal, and media initiatives as well as feminist politics, yet women’s vulnerability seems to be growing. This violence is represented in ways that foreclose memory and mourning by depicting women...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... The chapter addresses the direct link between violence and the discourse of cure—a link based on the condemnation of disabled women for failing to fulfill gender and sexual expectations in the making of the normality-centered, modern capitalist nation-state. The movement to address the criminal...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... This chapter analyzes the forms of violence that have produced the temporal, spatial, and biographical disjunctures experienced by 1.5-generation Salvadoran youth. This chapter refuses distinctions between political and other forms of violence (a distinction that has been central to U.S. asylum...
Published: 11 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391807-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9180-7
... Malcolm Deas ‘‘Putting Up’’ with Violence Ernesto Guevara, Guevarismo, and Colombia Ernesto Guevara’s motorcycle did not reach Colombia. He and his companion entered the country in June 1952 at the Amazon river port of Leticia, and from...
Published: 25 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391340-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
... Structural Violence of the Kafala System In the early months of 2006, newspaper headlines in the Kingdom of Bahrain reported that Bramco, a marble and granite company that employs well over nine hundred South Asian transnational laborers, had narrowly averted a labor strike. Paresh...
Published: 12 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390411-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9041-1
... Lisa Coulthard Killing Bill 6​ Rethinking Feminism and Film Violence n a climate shaped by long-standing concerns about the ill ​Ieffects of viewing violence, discussions of film violence tend to concentrate less on the theorization or analysis of...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390473-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9047-3
...Chapter 5 Classical Violence Thierry Maulnier and the Legacy of the Cercle Proudhon hortly after the founding of the journal Combat in Janu- ​Sary 1936, literary critic and royalist Thierry Maulnier (1909–1988) endorsed a radical claim: fascism’s origins...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391012-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9101-2
... two ‘‘What Remains of the Harvest When the Fence Grazes the Crop On the Proper Violence of Agrarian Citizenship The Okkaligar Community Agricultural Field...
Published: 24 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390107-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9010-7
...Soul Collectors A Meditation on Arresting Domestic Violence keith guzik A central element in the fight by feminists for gender equality has been the struggle against domestic violence. In challenging the prevailing understand- ings of domestic violence as both a “private” problem...
Published: 05 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391500-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9150-0
... One. AYACUCHO: HISTORIES OF VIOLENCE AND ETHNOGRAPHY Lupe came over to my house for her interview with her husband and young son in tow. I served them the strange kinds of foods I a liked to eat on a daily basis and...