Representing humanity in an age of terror / edited by Sophia A. McClennen and Henry James Morello.

"Written in the context of critical dialogues about the war on terror and the global crisis in human rights violations, authors of the collected volume Representing Humanity in an Age of Terror, edited by Sophia A. McClennen and Henry James Morello, ask a series of questions: What definitions o...

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Main Author: McClennen, Sophia A.
Other Authors: Morello, Henry James, 1965-
Format: eBook
Published: West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2010.
Series:Comparative cultural studies.
Table of Contents:
  • Democracy's promise and the politics of worldliness in the age of terror / Henry A. Giroux
  • The humanities, human rights, and the comparative imagination / Sophia A. McClennen
  • The logic and the language of torture / Jonathan H. Marks
  • Narration in international human rights law / Joseph R. Slaughter
  • On linguistic human rights and the United States "foreign" language crisis / Domna Stanton
  • The black boy and representation of the (in)human / Li-Chun Hsiao
  • The terrorist event / Bill Nichols
  • Reading South African media representation of Islam after 11 September 2001 / Gabeba Baderoon
  • Collateral damage and the "incident" at Haditha / Tom Engelhardt
  • The tortured body, the photography, and the US War on Terror / Julie Gerk Hernandez
  • Mass-mediated social terror in Spain / Nicholas Manganas
  • Media in a capitalism culture / Barbara Trent
  • Textual strategies to resist disappearance and the mothers of Plaz de Mayo / Alicia Partnoy
  • The global phenomenon of "humanizing" terrorism in literature and cinema / Elaine Martin
  • Landmines, HIV/AIDS, and Africa's new generation / Barbara Harlow
  • Dorfman, Schubert, and Death and the maiden / David Schroder
  • Bearing witness through fiction / Carolina Rocha
  • Globalizing compassion, photography, and the challenge of terror / Ariel Dorfman
  • A monk's tale / Sam Hamill
  • Poetry and the aesthetic of morality / Michael McIrvin
  • Artists in the times of war / Howard Zinn
  • Select bibliography of comparative studies on human rights culture / Henry James Morello.