Contesting the politics of genocidal rape : affirming the dignity of the vulnerable body / Debra B. Bergoffen

Author(s): Bergoffen, Debra B
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Subjects: Rape--Bosnia and Hercegovina
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995--Atrocities
Rape victims--Bosnia and Hercegovina
Sex crimes--Bosnia and Hercegovina
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 2012
Series: Routledge research in gender and society 29
Routledge research in gender and society 29
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: 131 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1
1.. The Case: The Vulnerable Body on Trial 6
2.. Slavery, Torture, Rape: Assaulting the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body 29
3.. Genocidal Rape as Spectacle 49
4.. The Verdict: Affirming the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body 67
5.. Representing the Human: The Lingua Franca of Human Rights 83
6.. Of the Politics and Pleasures of the Vulnerable Body 101
Bibliography 121
Index 127
Notes: LCCN: 2011018655
ISBN: 9780415891271 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0415891272 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780203340134 (ebk.)
ISBN: 0203340132 (ebk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-126) and index
Contents: The case : the vulnerable body on trial -- Slavery, torture, rape : assaulting the dignity of the vulnerable body -- Genocidal rape as spectacle -- The verdict : affirming the dignity of the vulnerable body -- Representing the human : the lingua Franca of human rights -- Of the politics and pleasures of the vulnerable body
OCLC Number: 668197085
ISBN/ISSN: 9780415891271
0415891272
9780203340134
0203340132