Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 April 2007

160 Pages

ISBN: 9780748618163

Bookseller Code (06)

Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma

Jane Kilby

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides a topical discussion of the debates generated by a mass culture of speaking out about violence and victimisation
  • Offers an interdisciplinary case-study analysis of survivor testimony
  • Applies cutting-edge developments in trauma and testimony theory to a feminist analysis of women's incest testimony
  • Makes accessible the significance of unrepresentability for a cultural politics of traumas

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