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Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death (…


In the history of black America, the image of the mortal, wounded, and dead black body has long been looked at by others from a safe distance. Courtney Baker questions the relationship between the spectator and victim and urges viewers to move beyond the safety of the “gaze” to cultivate a capacity for humane insight toward representations of human suffering. Utilizing the visual studies concept termed the “look,” Baker interrogates how the notion of humanity was articulated and recognized…

Humane Insight

Pub Date : 2015-08-30 | Author : Courtney R. Baker | Publisher : University of Illinois Press

ISBN 10 : 9780252097591
ISBN 13 : 0252097599

In the history of black America, the image of the mortal, wounded, and dead black body has long been looked at by others from a safe distance. Courtney Baker questions the relation..


Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Care

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : World Health Organization | Publisher : World Health Organization

ISBN 10 : 9789241563680
ISBN 13 : 9241563680

Presents the justification and advantages of providing mental health services in primary care. Provides advice on how to implement and scale-up primary care for mental health, and ..



Ordinary Affects

Pub Date : 2007-08-30 | Author : Kathleen Stewart | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822390404
ISBN 13 : 082239040X

Ordinary Affects is a singular argument for attention to the affective dimensions of everyday life and the potential that animates the ordinary. Known for her focus on the poetics ..


The Virtual Weapon And International Order

Pub Date : 2017-09-26 | Author : Lucas Kello | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300226294
ISBN 13 : 0300226292

An urgently needed examination of the current cyber revolution that draws on case studies to develop conceptual frameworks for understanding its effects on international order The ..


Lynching And Spectacle

Pub Date : 2011-02-01 | Author : Amy Louise Wood | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807878111
ISBN 13 : 9780807878118

Lynch mobs in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century America exacted horrifying public torture and mutilation on their victims. In Lynching and Spectacle, Amy Wood explains w..


Moving Politics

Pub Date : 2009-12-15 | Author : Deborah B. Gould | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226305318
ISBN 13 : 0226305317

In the late 1980s, after a decade spent engaged in more routine interest-group politics, thousands of lesbians and gay men responded to the AIDS crisis by defiantly and dramaticall..


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