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The Will to Violence The Politics of Personal Behaviour by Susanne Kappeler

The Will to Violence The Politics of Personal Behaviour


The Will to Violence The Politics of Personal Behaviour by Susanne Kappeler

This is a major contribution to feminist theory and debate, addressing issues such as sexual violence, social violence and hatred of foreigners in a lucid and highly original way.


a Susanne Kapperlera s The Will to Violence is elegant, tightly reasoned and both morally and intellectually challenging. It engages the reader in an argument about the nature of violence, choice and responsibility. No position Kappeler puts forth can be ignoreda . Andrea Dworkin, The Times Higher Education Supplement

About the Author

Susanne Kappeler now works as a freelance writer and teaches in England and Germany. She is also the author of The Pornography of Representation (Polity,1986).

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Publication date

8th April 1995


Susanne Kappeler

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Polity Press


296 pages


Violence in society
Behavioural theory (Behaviourism)



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