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Author Martín-Cabrera, Luis, 1972-

Title Radical justice : Spain and the Southern Cone beyond market and state / Luis Martin-Cabrera
Published [Lewisburg, Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Co-published with the Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (255 pages)
Contents Introduction -- The transatlantic circulation of terror: reflections of the paradoxes of political disapearence -- The politics of melancholia: hardboiled fiction as a parable of the state of exception -- Gazing at the real: trauma and repetition in contemporary documentaries from Spain and the Southern Cone -- Towards a model of global justice?: el caso Pinochet and the limits of human rights and international justice
Summary Radical Justice investigates the convoluted relationship between memory and justice as it is portrayed in political documentaries and detective fiction from Spain and the Southern Cone. It argues that the possibility of achieving justice in these regions lies beyond market and state and is yet to come. Rather than focusing on "high literature" Radical Justice uses popular culture as a site from which to question both the inability of the State and the transnational market to come to terms with the dictatorial past and to deliver justice. This book will interest a wide range of scholars, from n
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Extracts from Spanish sources with English translation
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Subject Detective and mystery stories, Spanish -- History and criticism
Detective and mystery stories, Spanish American -- History and criticism
Political persecution in literature.
Disappeared persons in literature.
Justice in literature.
Human rights in literature.
Human rights in motion pictures.
Human rights -- Spain
Human rights -- Latin America
FICTION -- Mystery & Detective -- General.
Detective and mystery stories, Spanish.
Detective and mystery stories, Spanish American.
Disappeared persons in literature.
Human rights.
Human rights in literature.
Human rights in motion pictures.
Justice in literature.
Political persecution in literature.
Latin America.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bucknell University Press.
ISBN 9781611483574