Violence expressed : an anthropological approach /

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Imprint:Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011.
Description:xii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Six-Hohenbalken, Maria, 1965-
Weiss, Nerina.
ISBN:9780754678847 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0754678849 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780754697534 (ebook : alk. paper)
0754697533 (ebook : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Normalization and Aesthetics
  • The utter normalization of violence: silence, memory and impunity among the Yup'ik people of southwestern Alaska
  • Warriors of honour, warriors of faith: two historical male role models from south-western Arabia
  • Public events and the Japanese self-defense forces: aesthetics, ritual density and the normalization of military violence
  • Aesthetics of martyrdom: the celebration of violent death among the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
  • Part II. Discursive Strategies - Muted Language
  • When soldiers explain: discursive strategies used by Israeli conscripts when recounting their experiences in the field
  • Tense relations: dealing with narratives of violence in eastern Turkey
  • Speaking blood: metaphoric expressions of sexual violence in a Guadeloupian family
  • Expressed, muted and silenced: Mestizo childhood and everyday violence in a marginal neighbourhood in Quito, Ecuador
  • Part III. Remembering and Aftermath
  • Silence, denial and confession about state terror by the Argentine military
  • From traumatic history to embodied memory: a methodological challenge to anthropologists
  • 'All filmmaking is a form of therapy': visualising memories of war violence in the animation film Waltz with Bashir (2008)
  • Blurred boundaries in World War I: strategies of censorship, denial and the role of witness accounts
  • Index