Gender, Emancipation, and Political Violence: Rethinking the Legacy of 1968

Katharina Karcher (Editor), Sarah Colvin (Editor)

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This volume presents and interrogates both theoretical and artistic expressions of the revolutionary, militant spirit associated with "1968" and the aftermath, in the specific context of gender.

The contributors explore political-philosophical discussions of the legitimacy of violence, the gender of aggression and peaceability, and the contradictions of counter violence; but also women’s artistic and creative interventions, which have rarely been considered. Together the chapters provide and provoke a wide-ranging rethink of how we read not only "1968" but more generally the relationship between gender, political violence, art and emancipation.

This work will be of great interest to students and scholars of protest and violence in the fields of history, politics and international relations, sociology, cultural studies, and women’s studies.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon ; New York, NY
Number of pages164
ISBN (Print)9780815384694
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jul 2018

Publication series

NameGender and Global Politics Series


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