Affective Relations

The Transnational Politics of Empathy

  • Carolyn Pedwell

Part of the Thinking Gender in Transnational Times book series (THINKGEN)

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About this book

Introduction

Exploring the ambivalent grammar of empathy where questions of geo-politics and social justice are at stake - in popular science, international development, postcolonial fiction, feminist and queer theory - this book addresses the critical implications of empathy's uneven effects. It offers a vital transnational perspective on the 'turn to affect'.

Keywords

emotion empathy feminism memory Nation nationality politics social justice social theory transformation Transnational

Authors and affiliations

  • Carolyn Pedwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Newcastle UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137275264
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44610-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-27526-4
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