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On violence and on violence against women / Jacqueline Rose.

Rose, Jacqueline, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 362.88082 Ros (Text) 32604070211721 DCTPLD AD New Non-Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 362.88 ROSE (Text) 32826014328090 New Books Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374284213
  • ISBN: 0374284210
  • Physical Description: 423 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-410) and index (411-423).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: on violence and on violence against women -- I am a knife: sexual harassment in close-up -- Trans voices: Who do you think you are? -- Trans and sexual harassment- the back story -- Feminism and the abomination of violence -- Writing violence - from modernism to Eimear McBride -- The killing of Reeva Steenkamp, the trial of Oscar Pistorius - sex and race in the courtroom -- Political protest and the denial of history - South Africa and the legacy of the future -- One long scream - trauma and justice in South Africa -- At the border.
Summary, etc.:
"A blazingly insightful, provocative book of essays about violence against women from the peerless feminist critic Jacqueline Rose"-- Provided by publisher.
"A blazingly insightful, provocative study of violence against women from the peerless feminist critic. Why has violence, and especially violence against women, become so much more prominent and visible across the world? To explore this question, Jacqueline Rose tracks the multiple forms of today's violence - historic and intimate, public and private - as they spread throughout our social fabric, offering a new, provocative account of violence in our time. From trans rights and #MeToo to the sexual harassment of migrant women, from the trial of Oscar Pistorius to domestic violence in lockdown, from the writing of Roxanne Gay to Hisham Mitar and Han Kang, she casts her net wide. What obscene pleasure in violence do so many male leaders of the Western world unleash in their supporters? Is violence always gendered and if so, always in the same way? What is required of the human mind when it grants itself permission to do violence? On Violence and On Violence Against Women is a timely and urgent agitation against injustice, a challenge to radical feminism and a meaningful call to action."--Publisher's website.
Subject: Violence.
Women > Violence against.
Sexual harassment of women.

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