Testimony After Catastrophe: Narrating the Traumas of Political Violence
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BeschreibungSurvivors of political violence give testimonies, which tell stories that may change history, polities, and life itself. This book is committed to the proposition that efforts to use testimony to address the consequences of political violence can be strengthened, if they are based on a fuller acknowledgment of the personal and ethical elements.
InhaltsverzeichnisI. Testimonies in Four Spaces; Chapter One: Torture Testimonies; Chapter Two: Holocaust Testimonies; Chapter Three: Testimonies from Wartime Bosnia-Herzegovina; Chapter Four: Kosovar Testimonies; II. Testimony as Dialogic Work; Introducing Bakhtin's Dialogic Work; Chapter Five: Diminishing Suffering; Chapter Six: Creating Cultures of Peace and Reconciliation; Chapter Seven: Documenting Histories.
PortraitStevan Weine, M.D. is professor of psychiatry and director of the International Center on Responses to Catastrophes at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author of When History is a Nightmare: Lives and Memories of Ethnic Cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina (Rutgers, 1999).
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHWESTERN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2006
Seitenanzahl: 181 Seiten