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256 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474446181

Bookseller Code (06)

Making War on Bodies

Militarisation, Aesthetics and Embodiment in International Politics

First Edition

Catherine Baker

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Advances in Critical Military Studies

  • Combines perspectives on aesthetics and embodiment to understand militarism in international politics
  • Illustrates how processes of militarization operate in the continuum between military institutions and everyday civilian life
  • Case studies cover 20th- and 21st-century conflicts on four different continents: from the Middle East and post-socialist Europe to the USA, Britain, Australia and Cuba
  • Offers diverse methodological examples including autoethnography, visual analysis, fashion history, and digital media research
  • Integrates social identities including race, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability

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