The Will to Violence: The Politics of Personal Behaviour

The Will to Violence: The Politics of Personal Behaviour

By: Susanne Kappeler (author)Paperback

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This is a major contribution to feminist theory and debate, addressing issues such as sexual violence, social violence and hatred of foreigners in a lucid and highly original way.

About Author

Susanne Kappeler now works as a freelance writer and teaches in England and Germany. She is also the author of The Pornography of Representation (Polity,1986).


Acknowledgements. Violence and the Will to Violence. 1. Why the Personal is Political, and Where the Private Comes From. 2. Love of Foreigners and Love of The 'Other'. 3. The Personal Communication Behaviour is Political. 4. Is the Political Psychological?. 5. Psychotherapy, or the Legitimization of Irresponsibility. 6. Ego-Psychology, or My Relationship and I. 7. Ego-Philosophy, or the Battle with Reality. 8. Sex and the Intimate Relationship. 9. Female Desire, or the Democratisation of Violence. 10. Relationship as Trade, or the Free Market of Bodies and Services. 11. Needs, or the Legitimization of Dominance. 12. Identity, or History turned Biology. Resistance and the Will to Resistance. Notes. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745613055
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780745613055
  • weight: 444
  • ISBN10: 0745613055

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