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Formations of Violence : Narrative of the Body and Political Terror in Northern Ireland - Allen Feldman

Formations of Violence

Narrative of the Body and Political Terror in Northern Ireland

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Published: 1st January 1991
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"A sophisticated and persuasive late-modernist political
analysis that consistently draws the reader into the
narratives of the author and those of the people of
violence in Northern Ireland to whom he talked. . . .
Simply put, this book is a feast for the intellect"--
Thomas M. Wilson, "American Anthropologist"
"One of the best books to have been written on Northern
Ireland. . . . A highly imagination and significant book.
"Formations of Violence" is an important addition to
the literature on political violence."--David E. Schmitt,
"American Political Science Review"

Artifacts and Instruments of Agency Surfaces and Centers Embodied Transcripts Map of the Book The Politics of Narration
Spatial Formations of Violence Origin Space Partitions
The Interface The Sanctuary Paramilitaries, Populist Violence, and State Formation The Runback
Hardmen, Gunmen, Butchers, Doctors, Stiffs, Ghosts, and Black Men From Hardmen to Gunmen Sensory Formations
The Butchers Genealogies of the Dead Stiffing Doorsteps Sacrificial Transfers
The Symbolic, the Imaginary, and the Real The Black Man
Being Done: Rites of Politicl Passage Endocolonization
The Collectivization of Arrest Resisting Arrest Capture Getting Done Arrest and Death Interrogation: Ceremony of Verification
The Name and the Eye White Spaces The Sensorium of Death Breaking the Interrogation Battle-proofing
The Breaker's Yard Prison Regime Criminalization Aborted Initiations Scatology
The Mirror The Body as Weapon Artifact Mechanical Bears Techniques and Discourses of the Body
Eschatology H6 The Stiff The Lark Biological Time, Prison Time, Historical Time Sacrifice Doubled A Scene of Exchange from the Gospels Interiorizing Subjects and Objects
The Reversal of Sacrifice
Glossary
Organizations Cited
Republican Paramilitary Cohort
Notes
References
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780226240718
ISBN-10: 0226240711
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st January 1991
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 2