0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - On Violence and On Violence Against Women by Jacqueline Rose

Why has violence, and especially violence against women, become so much more prominent and visible across the world? To explore this question, Jacqueline Rose tracks the multiple forms of today's violence - historic and intimate, public and private - as they spread throughout our social fabric, offering a new, provocative account of violence in our time.

From trans rights and #MeToo to the sexual harassment of migrant women, from the trial of Oscar Pistorius to domestic violence in lockdown, from the writing of Roxanne Gay to Hisham Mitar and Han Kang, she casts her net wide. What obscene pleasure in violence do so many male leaders of the Western world unleash in their supporters? Is violence always gendered and if so, always in the same way? What is required of the human mind when it grants itself permission to do violence?

On Violence and On Violence Against Women is a timely and urgent agitation against injustice, a challenge to radical feminism and a meaningful call to action.

Buy On Violence and On Violence Against Women by Jacqueline Rose from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780571332717
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 135mm x 30mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - On Violence and On Violence Against Women by Jacqueline Rose

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about On Violence and On Violence Against Women book by Jacqueline Rose and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.