Introduction

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  Hannah Arendt noted in 1969 that Georges Sorel’s remark in 1906 — that “the problems of violence still remain very obscure” remained true.[ref]Georges Sorel, Reflections on Violence, “Introduction to the First Publication” (1906), New York, Collier Books, 1961, p. … Continue reading “Introduction”

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Afterword

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  Michel Foucault observed that, although the head of the king had been cut off, in political theory the king remained in his place.[ref]I would like to thank my co-editors, Elena Bellina, J. Martin Daughtry, and Crystal Parikh, for their … Continue reading “Afterword”

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Gay Rage

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  Suicide is an act of violence. Most of the recent spate of suicides committed by young gay men have been attributed to homophobic bullying. But killing oneself is not necessarily an act of fear and escape. The one who … Continue reading “Gay Rage”

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