Category: Violence In Society

Download Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State: Race, by Arturo J. Aldama PDF

By Arturo J. Aldama

Violence and the physique: Race, Gender, and the nation explores the connection among subalternity, the discourse and expertise of the physique, and the increase and proliferation of racial, colonial, sexual, household, and country violence, analyzing the materiality of violence at the "otherized" physique.

Grounded in U.S./Mexico border and Latin American cultural reports, the essays during this assortment intersect discussions of subalternity, violence, and discourses of the physique in a transethnic, feminist, and international cultural experiences context. they supply an international mapping of up to date modes and acts of actual and representational violence and exhibit how discourses of otherization are bolstered and interanimated via violence on what Elizabeth Grosz has referred to as the "intensities" and "flows" of the body.

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Download Brennpunkt Nahost: Die Zerstörung Syriens und das Versagen by Jörg Armbruster PDF

By Jörg Armbruster

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Die Lage in Nahost spitzt sich zu, es droht ein Flächenbrand mit weltweiten politischen und wirtschaftlichen Auswirkungen. Der Aufstand der Syrer ist zum arabisch-iranischen Stellvertreterkrieg des Nahen Ostens geworden und Israels Atomstreit mit dem Iran ist an einem gefährlichen Punkt angelangt. Länder wie Ägypten und Tunesien stehen am Scheideweg, während Syrien sich in einem blutigen Bürgerkrieg zerfleischt. Jörg Armbruster zeigt, mit welchen Konsequenzen wir zu rechnen haben, wenn die state of affairs in Nahost endgültig eskaliert.

Weiterhin ist offen, wohin sich die Aufstände in den arabischen Ländern entwickeln. Gestern noch erlangten in Ägypten und Tunesien die Muslimbrüder die Macht, heute schon hat mehr oder weniger wieder das Militär das Sagen. In Syrien leiden die Menschen unter einem grausamen Bürgerkrieg und für den Palästinakonflikt zeichnet sich nach wie vor keine Lösung ab. Jörg Armbruster geht bei seinen Recherchen im Frühjahr 2013, weit über die tagesaktuelle Berichterstattung hinaus, diesen Fragen nach: Welche politischen Kräfte wirken auf die Konflikte ein? was once denken und wollen die Menschen vor Ort? Warum kommt die area nun schon seit Jahrzehnten nicht zur Ruhe? Kann es eine Lösung geben? Wer die komplexen Probleme der einzelnen Länder und Konflikte verstehen will, muss dieses Buch lesen.

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Download Extremely Violent Societies by Gerlach PDF

By Gerlach

during this groundbreaking booklet Christian Gerlach strains the social roots of the intense tactics of human destruction focused on mass violence in the course of the 20th century. He argues that phrases resembling 'genocide' and 'ethnic detoxification' are too slender to give an explanation for the varied reasons and pursuits that reason violence to unfold in various types and intensities. From killings and expulsions to enforced starvation, collective rape, strategic bombing, pressured labour and imprisonment he explores what occurred sooner than, in the course of, and after classes of frequent bloodshed in international locations corresponding to Armenia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nazi-occupied Greece and in anti-guerilla wars world wide for you to spotlight the the most important position of socio-economic pressures within the iteration of crew conflicts. via focussing on why such a lot of assorted humans participated in or supported mass violence, and why varied teams have been victimized, he deals us a brand new means of knowing essentially the most anxious phenomena of our times.

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Download Legalità e comunicazione. Una sfida ai processi di by AA. VV.,Augusto Balloni,Roberta Bisi,Salvatore Costantino PDF

By AA. VV.,Augusto Balloni,Roberta Bisi,Salvatore Costantino

Analizzando i contesti di Emilia-Romagna e Sicilia, il quantity si occupa di devianza e criminalità dal punto di vista della vittima, cercando di ricostruire il percorso evolutivo del processo di vittimizzazione. Gli scenari e gli interrogativi che si delineano sono molteplici, accomunati dallo sforzo di costruire prospettive strategiche capaci di accogliere l. a. criticità dell’esistente valorizzando percorsi educativi e comunicativi nei diversi luoghi della formazione umana.

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Download Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict by Sara Roy PDF

By Sara Roy

This publication is the fruits of two decades of study, fieldwork and research at the Palestinian-Israeli clash, and the impression of Israeli career. dialogue of Israeli coverage towards Palestinians is frequently considered as a taboo topic, with the end result that few humans -- in particular within the U.S. -- comprehend the origins and effects of the clash. Roy's publication presents an essential context for knowing why the placement continues to be so intractable.

The concentration of Roy's paintings is the Gaza Strip, a space that is still continually ignored and misunderstood regardless of its political centrality. Drawing on greater than thousand interviews and huge first-hand event, Roy chronicles the effect of Israeli career in Palestine over approximately a new release. Exploring the devastating outcomes of socio-economic and political decline, this can be a special and strong account of the truth of lifestyles within the West financial institution and Gaza. Written through one of many world's superior students of the area, it bargains an unrivalled breadth of scholarship and insight.

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Download Taking Lives: Genocide and State Power by Irving Louis Horowitz PDF

By Irving Louis Horowitz

Taking Lives is a pivotal attempt to reconstruct the social and political contexts of 20th century, state-inspired mass homicide. Irving Louis Horowitz re-examines genocide from a brand new perspective-viewing this factor because the defining aspect within the political sociology of our time. The 5th variation comprises nearly 30 percentage new fabrics with 5 new chapters. The paintings is split into 5 components: "Present as background earlier as Prologue," "Future as Memory," "Toward A basic conception of State-Sponsored Crime," "Studying Genocide." the hot version concludes with chapters reviewing the usual heritage of genocide stories from 1945 to the current, besides a candid self-appraisal of the author's paintings during this box over 4 decades.

Taking Lives asserts that genocide isn't a sporadic or random occasion, neither is it inevitably associated with financial improvement or social growth. Genocide is a unique type of mass destruction carried out with the approval of the country gear. existence and loss of life matters are uniquely primary, considering they on my own function a precondition for the exam of all different concerns. Such issues circulate us past summary, formalist frameworks into new methods of viewing the social research of the human . approximately all reviewers of past versions have famous this. Taking Lives is a basic paintings for political scientists, sociologists, and all these fascinated with the state's propensity towards evil.

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Download La voce e la furia: L'altra faccia dell'autore della by Stieg Larsson,Daniel Poohl,Katia De Marco PDF

By Stieg Larsson,Daniel Poohl,Katia De Marco

Ora è quasi esclusivamente conosciuto come l'autore della trilogia bestseller, ma nelle vesti di giornalista Stieg Larsson è stato un instancabile crociato according to l. a. democrazia e l'uguaglianza. Come reporter e redattore-capo del giornale Expo ha studiato i movimenti di estrema destra sia in Svezia che a livello internazionale. los angeles voce e los angeles furia raccoglie in step with los angeles prima volta i suoi saggi e articoli sull'estremismo di destra e il razzismo, sulla violenza contro le donne e i diritti delle donne, sull'omofobia e i delitti d'onore. I suoi scritti più importanti illustrano l'ampiezza della sua attività giornalistica e politica in merito a questioni che gli stavano a cuore e a cui ha dedicato l. a. vita. Nonostante le minacce di morte e le difficoltà economiche, Larsson non ha mai smesso di lottare in keeping with scrivere seguendo i suoi principi più saldi, ed è stato proprio l'impegno consistent with queste tematiche che ha dato ai suoi romanzi bestseller una forza a dir poco esplosiva. Questo libro vuole ricordare ai lettori l'altro lato della scrittura di Stieg Larsson.

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Download Hazing in the U.S. Armed Forces: Recommendations for Hazing by Kirsten M. Keller,Miriam Matthews,Kimberly Curry PDF

By Kirsten M. Keller,Miriam Matthews,Kimberly Curry Hall,William Marcellino,Jacqueline A. Mauro,Nelson Lim

This document files learn fascinated about supporting the dept of protection construct a more-systematic method of hazing prevention and reaction. The document files concept and examine at the root factors of hazing and findings and suggestions concerning how most sensible to outline hazing, practices to avoid and reply to incidents of hazing, and the way the militia can enhance the monitoring of hazing incidents.

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Download Collective Violence and the Agrarian Origins of South by John Higginson PDF

By John Higginson

This ebook examines the darkish odyssey of authentic and personal collective violence opposed to the agricultural African inhabitants and Africans often throughout the generations sooner than apartheid turned the first justification for the lifestyles of the South African kingdom. John Higginson discusses how Africans fought again opposed to the complete spectrum of violence ranged opposed to them, demonstrating simply how contingent apartheid was once at the fight to hijack the way forward for the African majority.

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Download Transitional Justice: Global Mechanisms and Local Realities by Alexander Laban Hinton PDF

By Alexander Laban Hinton

How do societies come to phrases with the aftermath of genocide and mass violence, and the way could the foreign neighborhood give a contribution to this method? lately, transitional justice mechanisms reminiscent of tribunals and fact commissions have emerged as a popular technique of redress. Transitional Justice, the 1st edited assortment in anthropology centred without delay in this factor, argues that, notwithstanding well-intentioned, transitional justice must extra deeply grapple with the complexities of worldwide and transnational involvements and the neighborhood on-the-ground realities with which they intersect.Contributors examine what justice capacity and the way it's negotiated in several localities the place transitional justice efforts are underway after genocide and mass atrocity. They deal with a number of mechanisms, between them, a memorial web site in Bali, fact commissions in Argentina and Chile, First international locations treaty negotiations in Canada, violent adolescence teams in northern Nigeria, the homicide of younger women in post-conflict Guatemala, and the gacaca courts in Rwanda.

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