The Peculiar Temporality of Violence

The Peculiar Temporality of Violence

This paper argues that it is not violence and its destructive consequences that are causally effective or the "instrument of power," but rather our narratives about violence that we construct after the event of violence.

 

The Peculiar Temporality of Violence
Robert Thornton
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Robert Thornton is the Professor of Anthropology at the University of the Witwatersrand. He obtained his PhD in Anthropology from The University of Chicago.

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