The Politics Of Death

The Politics Of Death

by Michael Jay Blain

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581121315
Publisher: Universal-Publishers.com
Publication date: 08/01/2001
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

List Of Tablesvi
Acknowledgementsix
Chapter IThe Question1
Chapter IISociology, Death And Politics7
Time, Death/Rebirth, and the Sacred7
Symbolic Victimage13
The Unconscious Symbolic17
The Blood Complex19
The Forms and Conditions of Death22
Revenge and Purification24
Chapter IIIFormulating Discontents27
Method27
Political Vengeance: Innocent Victims and Heroic Martyrs32
The Blood Complex in Revolutionary Formulations37
The Imagery of Revolt: The Fire and Storm Complexes40
The Transformation of Hierarchy44
The Promises50
The Mark of Identification51
Chapter IVMeasuring Political Meanings55
The Questionnaire56
The Scales58
The Signifiers59
Findings and General Propositions60
Chapter VConclusions67
Bibliography71
Appendix AExploratory Study81
Sample and Design81
Scaling Analysis87
Results101
Appendix BQuestionnaire117

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