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Cultures of fear : a critical reader / edited by Uli Linke and Danielle Taana Smith.

Contributor(s): Linke, Uli | Smith, Danielle Taana.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Anthropology, culture, and society: Publisher: London ; New York : Pluto Press, 2009Description: x, 345 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780745329666; 0745329667; 9780745329659 (pbk.); 0745329659 (pbk.).Subject(s): War and society | Terrorism -- Social aspects | War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Social aspects | War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Psychological aspects | Krieg | Kriegsverbrechen | Politische VerfolgungDDC classification: 303.66 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Fear: a conceptual framework / Uli Linke and Danielle Taana Smith -- Pt. 1: Culture of fear. The new war against terror / Noam Chomsky -- Engineering ruins and affect / Joseph Masco -- Terrorism and the politics of fear / David L. Altheide -- Welcome to the desert of the real! / Slavoi Žižek -- Pt. 2: States of terror. Human rights and complex emergencies / Lucia Ann McSpadden and John R. MacArthur -- Speechless emissaries / Liisa H. Malkki -- Trauma and vulnerability during war / Doug Henry -- The violence of humanitarianism / Miriam Ticktin -- Pt. 3: Zones of violence. Gender, terrorism, and war / Susan J. Brison -- The continuum of violence / Cynthia Cockburn -- Child soldiers: growing up in a guerrilla camp / Julia Dickson-Gómez -- Girls behind the (front) lines / Carolyn Nordstrom -- On the run: narrative of an asylum seeker / Solrun Williksen -- Pt. 4: Intimacies of suffering. War and sexual violence / Elisabeth Jean Wood -- Militarizing women's lives: when soldiers rape / Cynthia Enloe -- The political economy of violence: women during armed conflict in Uganda / Meredeth Turshen -- On the torture of others / Susan Sontag -- Pt. 5: Normalizing terror. Cultural appropriations of suffering / Arthur Kleinman and Joan Kleinman -- The biopolitics of disposability / Henry A. Giroux -- Empire of camps / Nicholas Mirzoeff.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Fear: a conceptual framework / Uli Linke and Danielle Taana Smith -- Pt. 1: Culture of fear. The new war against terror / Noam Chomsky -- Engineering ruins and affect / Joseph Masco -- Terrorism and the politics of fear / David L. Altheide -- Welcome to the desert of the real! / Slavoi Žižek -- Pt. 2: States of terror. Human rights and complex emergencies / Lucia Ann McSpadden and John R. MacArthur -- Speechless emissaries / Liisa H. Malkki -- Trauma and vulnerability during war / Doug Henry -- The violence of humanitarianism / Miriam Ticktin -- Pt. 3: Zones of violence. Gender, terrorism, and war / Susan J. Brison -- The continuum of violence / Cynthia Cockburn -- Child soldiers: growing up in a guerrilla camp / Julia Dickson-Gómez -- Girls behind the (front) lines / Carolyn Nordstrom -- On the run: narrative of an asylum seeker / Solrun Williksen -- Pt. 4: Intimacies of suffering. War and sexual violence / Elisabeth Jean Wood -- Militarizing women's lives: when soldiers rape / Cynthia Enloe -- The political economy of violence: women during armed conflict in Uganda / Meredeth Turshen -- On the torture of others / Susan Sontag -- Pt. 5: Normalizing terror. Cultural appropriations of suffering / Arthur Kleinman and Joan Kleinman -- The biopolitics of disposability / Henry A. Giroux -- Empire of camps / Nicholas Mirzoeff.

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