Freedom with violence : race, sexuality, and the US state (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Freedom with violence : race, sexuality, and the US state Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Freedom with violence : race, sexuality, and the US state

Author: Chandan Reddy
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, [2011]
Series: Perverse modernities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In Freedom with Violence, Chandan Reddy develops a new paradigm for understanding race, sexuality, and national citizenship. He examines a crucial contradiction at the heart of modernity: the nation-state's claim to provide freedom from violence depends on its systematic deployment of violence against peoples perceived as nonnormative and irrational. Reddy argues that the modern liberal state is organized as a  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reddy, Chandan, 1972-
Freedom with violence
(OCoLC)1235863616
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chandan Reddy
ISBN: 9780822350910 0822350912 9780822351054 0822351056 9780822394648 0822394642
OCLC Number: 700406671
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Studies) 2012
Description: xiii, 303 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Freedom and violence in W.E.B. Du Bois's Souls of Black folk : the land of racial equality --
Legal freedom as violence in Nella Larsen's Quicksand : Black literary publics during the interwar years --
Rights-based freedom with violence : immigration, sexuality, and the subject of human rights --
Moving beyond a freedom with violence : the politics of gay marriage in the era of racial transformation.
Series Title: Perverse modernities.
Responsibility: Chandan Reddy.

Abstract:

Explores the relationship between race, knowledge, and violence that underpins U.S. modernity.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Freedom with Violence is a one of a kind, once in a generation book. Chandan Reddy argues that 'American political modernity' depends absolutely on a notion of freedom crafted out of a constitutive Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (4)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.