Roots, Rites and Sites of Resistance: The Banality of Good

Hardcover | October 15, 2010

EditorLeonidas Cheliotis

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Which practices count as resistance? Why, where, and how does resistance emerge? When is resistance effective, and when is it truly progressive? In addressing these questions, this book brings together novel theoretical and empirical perspectives from a diverse range of disciplinary and geographical locales.

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Which practices count as resistance? Why, where, and how does resistance emerge? When is resistance effective, and when is it truly progressive? In addressing these questions, this book brings together novel theoretical and empirical perspectives from a diverse range of disciplinary and geographical locales.

LEONIDAS K. CHELIOTIS is Lecturer and Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice at the School of Law at Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230210392

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Table of Contents

Introduction;  L. K. Cheliotis
Value, Crisis, and Resistance: Prospects for Freedom Reconsidered; S. Gangas
Thinking after Terror: An Interreligious Challenge; R. Kearney
Metanoia: Re-Thinking the Divine Economy of Love and Violence; J. ONeill
The I Who Loved Me: Humanism, Narcissism and the Revolutionary Character in Erich Fromms Work; L. K. Cheliotis
Resistance as Transformation; A. Brighenti
Face to Face with Abidoral Queiroz: Death Squads and Democracy in Northeast Brazil; N. Scheper-Hughes
Acting on the Other: Ethical Agency in Media Discourse--L. Chouliaraki
Sites of Resistance: Word, Image, and the Politics of Representation in Death-row Prisoner Homepages--E. Tessler
Resisting Submission? The Obstinacy of Balkan Characteristics in Greece as Dissidence against The West; S. Xenakis
Legitimation and Resistance: Police Reform in the (Un)Making; J. Tankebe
Do the Powerful Resist? Governmentality and Governing Corrections; A. Liebling
Conclusions-- L.K. Cheliotis
Index