The Cultural Sociology of Political Assassination From MLK and RFK to Fortuyn and Van Gogh

Developing the theory of cultural trauma in regard to the shattering potential effects of political assassinations, Eyerman examines political and social life in three different national contexts: Martin Luther King, Bobby Kennedy, and Harvey Milk in the U.S.; Theo Van Gogh in the Netherlands; and O...

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Main Author: Eyerman, Ron
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2011, 2011
Series:Cultural Sociology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Developing the theory of cultural trauma in regard to the shattering potential effects of political assassinations, Eyerman examines political and social life in three different national contexts: Martin Luther King, Bobby Kennedy, and Harvey Milk in the U.S.; Theo Van Gogh in the Netherlands; and Olof Palme and Anna Lindh in Sweden
Physical Description:208 p online resource
ISBN:9780230337879