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

Hume, M. (2009) The Politics of Violence: Gender, Conflict and Community in El Salvador. Series: Bulletin of Latin American research book series. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester. ISBN 9781405192262

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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.

Item Type:Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hume, Professor Mo
Authors: Hume, M.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Politics
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