Gender, violence and power in Indonesia: across time and space

"This book uses an interdisciplinary approach to chart how various forms of violence - domestic, military, legal and political - are not separate instances of violence, but rather embedded in structural inequalities brought about by colonialism, occupation and state violence. The book explores...

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Other Authors: McGregor, Katharine (Editor); Dragojlovic, Ana; Loney, Hannah
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2020
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:"This book uses an interdisciplinary approach to chart how various forms of violence - domestic, military, legal and political - are not separate instances of violence, but rather embedded in structural inequalities brought about by colonialism, occupation and state violence. The book explores both case studies of individuals and of groups to examine experiences of violence within the context of gender and structures of power. It argues that gendered violence is particularly important to consider in this region because of its complex history of armed conflict and authoritarian rule, the diversity of people that have been affected by violence, as well as the complexity of the religious and cultural communities involved. The book focuses in particular on textual narratives of violence, visualisations of violence, commemorations of violence and the politics of care"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xvii, 209 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9780367901974