Killing Women

Killing Women

The Visual Culture of Gender and Violence

Book - 2006
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The essays in Killing Women: The Visual Culture of Gender and Violence find important connections in the ways that women are portrayed in relation to violence, whether they are murder victims or killers. The book's extensive cultural contexts acknowledge and engage with contemporary theories and practices of identity politics and debates about the ethics and politics of representation itself. Does representation produce or reproduce the conditions of violence? Is representation itself a form of violence? This book adds significant new dimensions to the characterization of gender and violence by discussing nationalism and war, feminist media, and the depiction of violence throughout society.

Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9780889204973
0889204977
Branch Call Number: 305. 4896949 KIL
Characteristics: xxii, 328 p. : ill., ports.
Additional Contributors: Burfoot, Annette 1958-
Lord, Susan 1959-

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