By Laura J. Shepherd
This ebook examines the intersection of gender and violence in pop culture. Drawing at the most modern considering in severe diplomacy, media and cultural reviews and gender stories, it focuses specifically on a few renowned television indicates together with Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, new release Kill, The nook and The West Wing.
The ebook makes a different theoretical contribution to the ‘narrative flip’ in diplomacy by way of illustrating the ways that pop culture and international politics are intertwined and the way we make experience of our worlds via those frames. Methodologically, the booklet complements discourse-theoretical research in IR via its incorporation of equipment from narratology and picture reviews. The e-book proposes a classy ethicopolitical method of international politics which demanding situations us to interrogate the way it turns into attainable that we predict what we expect, it demanding situations the truths that we carry to be self-evident and that which we take to be logic. It calls for that we expect rigorously, severely, uncomfortably, approximately our world(s) – even if we’re ‘only’ staring at tv.
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