Marie Michael Library

Title

Democracy, violence and emancipatory movements: notes for a theory of inversionary discourse

Author

Apter, David E.

Description

A theoretical look at the problem of political violence with reference to a new framework of analysis which treats violence as a kind of discourse of power with its own dynamic. The paper attempts to apply "discourse" theory to violence-prone inversionary and emancipatory movements.

File No

UNRISD-DP44

Agency

UNRISD

Date

May-93

Subject(s)

Violence

Pages

45

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