The Assassination of Theo van Gogh: From Social Drama to Cultural Trauma / Edition 1

The Assassination of Theo van Gogh: From Social Drama to Cultural Trauma / Edition 1

by Ron Eyerman
     
 

Explores the motives, mass media attention and narrative interpretation of the November 2004 murder of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh.

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Overview

Explores the motives, mass media attention and narrative interpretation of the November 2004 murder of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822344063
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
08/28/2008
Series:
Politics, History, and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 Assassination as Public Performance: The Murder of Theo van Gogh 1

2 Mediating Social Drama 24

3 Perpetrators and Victims 56

4 The Clash of Civilizations: A Multicultural Drama 102

5 A Dutch Dilemma: Free Speech, Religious Freedom, and Multicultural Tolerance 141

6 Cultural Trauma and Social Drama 161

Notes 175

Bibliography 203

Index 215

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