Seismologies of emotion: fear and activism during domestic violence

@inproceedings{Pain2014SeismologiesOE,
  title={Seismologies of emotion: fear and activism during domestic violence},
  author={Rachel H. Pain},
  year={2014}
}
This paper explores the relation of fear to activism in private and constrained circumstances of chronic risk and anxiety. Asking how people contest domestic violence, given the intensity of the fear that it generates, the paper reframes their responses as practices of activism. It draws on qualitative research that charts the nature, experience and effects of fear over time. Using seismology as a metaphor for this process, the analysis describes complex and often hidden shifts in emotions over… CONTINUE READING

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