Violence

Description

Zizek argues that the physical violence we see is often generated by the systemic violence that sustains our political and economic systems. With the help of eminent philosophers like Marx, Engel and Lacan, as well as frequent references to popular culture, he examines the real causes of violent outbreaks like those seen in Israel and Palestine and in terrorist acts around the world. Ultimately, he warns, doing nothing is often the most violent course of action we can take.

Details

Author(s)
Slavoj Zizek
Format
Paperback | 224 pages
Dimensions
129 x 198 x 13mm | 162g
Publication date
12 Sep 2012
Publisher
Profile Books Ltd
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition statement
Main
ISBN10
1846680271
ISBN13
9781846680274
Bestsellers rank
9,906

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