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Violence

Violence( )
Author: Zizek, Slavoj
Series title:Big Ideas Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84668-017-5
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:Profile Books Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

The premise of Zizek's theory is that the subjective violence we see - violence with a clear identifiable agent - is only the tip of an iceberg made up of 'systemic' violence, which is essentially the catastrophic consequence of the smooth functioning of our economic and political systems. With the help of Marx, Engels, Sartre, Hegel, Kierkegaard, Lacan, Brecht and many more, Zizek examines the hidden causes of violence, delving into the supposed 'divine violence' which propels suicide...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Violence In Society
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.7 x 21.6 x 1.8 cm
Book Weight:0.31 Kilograms



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