Making Enemies / Edition 1

Making Enemies / Edition 1

by Rodney Barker
     
 

Whom a prime minister or president will not shake hands with is still more noticed than with whom they will. Public identity can afford to be ambiguous about friends, but not about enemies. Rodney Barker examines the available accounts of how enmity functions in the cultivation of identity, how essential or avoidable it is, and what the consequences are for the… See more details below

Overview

Whom a prime minister or president will not shake hands with is still more noticed than with whom they will. Public identity can afford to be ambiguous about friends, but not about enemies. Rodney Barker examines the available accounts of how enmity functions in the cultivation of identity, how essential or avoidable it is, and what the consequences are for the contemporary world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230516816
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Accounts of Enmity in Politics and Government
• Competition, Antagonism and Enmity
• Patterns of Enmity: Varieties of Narrative
• Contexts of Enmity Narratives
• The Language and Imagery of Enmity
• Telling the Enmity Narrative
• Enemies of the People
• Demonization: The Frenzy of Enmity
• Narratives of Contention
• Enmity Narratives, Politics and Peacefulness

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