The Resource The violence of victimhood, Diane Enns, (ebook)

The violence of victimhood, Diane Enns, (ebook)

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The violence of victimhood
Title
The violence of victimhood
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Diane Enns
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Language
eng
Summary
We know that violence breeds violence. We need look no further than the wars in the western Balkans, the genocide in Rwanda, or the ongoing crisis in Israel and Palestine. But we don't know how to deal with the messy moral and political quandaries that result when victims become perpetrators. When the line between guilt and innocence wavers and we are confronted by the suffering of the victim who turns to violence, judgment may give way to moral relativism or liberal tolerance, compassion to a pity that denies culpability. This is the point of departure in The Violence of Victimhood and the impetus for its call for renewed considerations of responsibility, judgment, compassion, and nonviolent politics. To address her provocative questions, Diane Enns draws on an unusually wide-ranging cast of characters from the fields of feminism, philosophy, peacebuilding, political theory, and psychoanalysis. In the process, she makes an original contribution to each, enriching discussions that are otherwise constricted by disciplinary boundaries and an arid distinction between theory and practice
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Midwest
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Enns, Diane
Dewey number
362.88
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Victims of violent crimes
  • Violence
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The violence of victimhood, Diane Enns, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Isbn
9780271072302
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11635791
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remote
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11635791
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MWT11635791
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The violence of victimhood, Diane Enns, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780271072302
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11635791
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11635791
System control number
MWT11635791
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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