Counting the Dead: The Culture and Politics of Human Rights Activism in Colombia / Edition 1

Counting the Dead: The Culture and Politics of Human Rights Activism in Colombia / Edition 1

by Winifred Tate
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520252837

ISBN-13: 9780520252837

Pub. Date: 10/09/2007

Publisher: University of California Press


About the Author:
Winifred Tate an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Colby College in September 2008  See more details below

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About the Author:
Winifred Tate an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Colby College in September 2008

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520252837
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/09/2007
Series:
California Series in Public Anthropology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Abbreviations     xiii
Map of Colombia     xvii
Introduction     1
Colombia: Mapping the Eternal Crisis     31
Solidarity with Our Class Brothers: The First Wave of Colombian Human Rights Activism     72
The Production of Human Rights Knowledge and the Practice of Politics     107
The Emotional Politics of Activism in the 1990s     146
The Global Imaginaries of Colombian Activists at the United Nations and Beyond     175
State Activism and the Production of Impunity     215
Human Rights and the Colombian Military's War Stories     256
Conclusion: The Politics of Human Rights Knowledge     290
Notes     307
Selected Bibliography     345
Index     371

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