Resistance to Political Violence in Latin America
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This book analyzes state terror documentation as a form of peaceful resistance to oppressive regimes through substantial research in human rights archives that registered violations perpetrated by Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship in Chile. The contributors provide in-depth analysis on state violence documentation, denunciation and resistance and how it affected civilians, activists and victims. Additionally, the project introduces research in transitional contexts (post-dictatorship, post-apartheid and post-colonialism) showing the role of documentation practices in achieving truth, reparation…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book analyzes state terror documentation as a form of peaceful resistance to oppressive regimes through substantial research in human rights archives that registered violations perpetrated by Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship in Chile. The contributors provide in-depth analysis on state violence documentation, denunciation and resistance and how it affected civilians, activists and victims. Additionally, the project introduces research in transitional contexts (post-dictatorship, post-apartheid and post-colonialism) showing the role of documentation practices in achieving truth, reparation and justice. This work will be relevant to academics, students and researchers in the fields of political science, political history, Latin American and memory studies.

  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan / Springer, Berlin
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-030-17048-6
  • 1st ed. 2019
  • Seitenzahl: 288
  • Erscheinungstermin: 15. August 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 210mm x 148mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 379g
  • ISBN-13: 9783030170486
  • ISBN-10: 3030170489
  • Artikelnr.: 59795648
Autorenporträt
Oriana Bernasconi is Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile. Her research focuses on political violence, knowledge and subjectivities.

Inhaltsangabe
1. Introduction: A Civilian Response to State TerrorOriana Bernasconi 
2. Political Technologies of Registration and Denunciation of State ViolenceOriana Bernasconi 
3. How to sustain a human rights organisation under state violenceOriana Bernasconi, Manuel Gárate, Rodrigo Suárez and Daniela Mansilla
4. Professions and Profiles: Epistemic Communities and the Registration of Human Rights ViolationsMaría Soledad del Villar, Boris Hau, María Teresa Johansson and Manuel Guerrero Antequera  
5. Making state violence visible: Documenting, investigating and denouncing atrocitiesOriana Bernasconi and Elizabeth Lira K.
6. The repertoire of Political violence: naming, defining and classifyingOriana Bernasconi, Loreto López and Marcela Ruiz
7. Registration and documentation of State violence as judicial evidence in human rights trialsBoris Hau, Francesca Lessa and Hugo Rojas
8. Conclusion: Documentation of State Terrorism as ResistanceOriana Bernasconi
9. EpilogueElizabeth Lira K.