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Disordered Violence: How Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Caron Gentry


Disordered Violence argues that neither mainstream nor critical Terrorism Studies scholarship goes far enough in interrogating the structures that determine how terrorism is understood and therefore countered. As an alternative, this book demonstrates that gender, racial, and heteronormative structures that determine hierarchies between states and non-states, forms of violence, and different people are behind how the West approaches terrorism. Drawing upon an intersectional and post-structural feminist critique, Disordered Violence interrogates the persistence of the ‘definition debate’ with ... More

Keywords: Feminism, Intersectionality, Race, Heteronormativity, post-structuralism, terrorism, misogyny, rationality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474424806
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424806.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Caron Gentry, author
University of St. Andrews