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Published: 16 November 2017

480 Pages


ISBN: 9780190677886

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The Macabresque

Human Violation and Hate in Genocide, Mass Atrocity and Enemy-Making

Edward Weisband

  • Provides an original conceptualization of the term, the macabresque, to understand how human violation is used in episodes of genocide and mass atrocity
  • Includes comparative case studies to illustrate the macabresque in different cultures, locations, and eras
  • Examines extreme political violence through the Lacanian psychosocial theoretical perspective

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