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Women Witnessing Terror

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 224 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Anne Cubilie is a consultant in gender, human rights, and education at the United Nations. Klappentext A m... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Anne Cubilie is a consultant in gender, human rights, and education at the United Nations. Klappentext A model of engaged scholarship, this book examinesfirst-person testimonials by women who have survivedabuse and atrocity in zones of conflict and terror.Drawing on a wide range of sources and settings, includinggenocide, state terror, ethnic cleansing, and war, Anne Cubiliuses survivor testimony as theoretical invention, placing personalwitness in dialogue with work by philosophers, literary theorists,and others who study the space between victim and survivor,ethical witness and silenced observer, male and female.This nuanced example of ethical criticism demonstrates forcefullyhow ethical witnessing-listening to the voices of survivors-reformulates the language of human rights and enhances itsability to intervene against violence and oppression. Zusammenfassung Examines testimonials by women who have survived abuse and atrocity in zones of conflict and terror.

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Anne Cubilie is a consultant in gender, human rights, and education at the United Nations.



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A model of engaged scholarship, this book examinesfirst-person testimonials by women who have survivedabuse and atrocity in zones of conflict and terror.Drawing on a wide range of sources and settings, includinggenocide, state terror, ethnic cleansing, and war, Anne Cubiliuses survivor testimony as theoretical invention, placing personalwitness in dialogue with work by philosophers, literary theorists,and others who study the space between victim and survivor,ethical witness and silenced observer, male and female.This nuanced example of ethical criticism demonstrates forcefullyhow ethical witnessing-listening to the voices of survivors-reformulates the language of human rights and enhances itsability to intervene against violence and oppression.



Résumé
Examines testimonials by women who have survived abuse and atrocity in zones of conflict and terror.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Women Witnessing Terror
Sous-titre: Testimony and the Cultural Politics of Human Rights
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Code EAN: 9780823224357
ISBN: 978-0-8232-2435-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Fordham University Press
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 224
Poids: 449g
Taille: H235mm x B159mm
Année: 2005

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