Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 January 2015

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199384488

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Bodies of Violence

Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

Lauren B. Wilcox

Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations

  • Applies the theories of Judith Butler and Michel Foucault on embodiment and biopower to the conception of violence in International Relations in unprecedented ways.
  • The book is lucidly written and engaging, grounding the often lofty ideas in concrete, real-world examples from the war on terror and other conflicts abroad.

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