By Swati Parashar
This ebook explores women’s militant actions in rebel wars and seeks to appreciate what ladies ‘do’ in wars.
In diplomacy, inter-state clash, anti-state armed insurgency and armed militancy are primarily noticeable as wars the place collective violence (against civilians and defense forces) is used to accomplish political ambitions. Extending the inspiration of conflict as ‘politics of damage' to the armed militancy in Indian administered Kashmir and the Tamil armed insurgency in Sri Lanka, this ebook explores how ladies perform militant wars, and the way that politics not just shapes the gendered understandings of women’s identities and our bodies yet is in flip formed via them.
The case reports mentioned within the e-book supply new comparative perception into varied and such a lot wide-spread types of rebel wars this day: religio-political and ethno-nationalist. Empirical analyses of women’s roles within the Sri Lankan Tamil militant workforce, the LTTE and the logistical, ideological aid ladies supply to militant teams lively in Indian administered Kashmir recommend that those rebel wars have their very own gender dynamics in recruitment and operational techniques. hence, Women and Militant Wars presents a superb perception into the gender politics of those insurgencies and women’s roles and reviews inside of them.
This e-book could be of a lot curiosity to scholars and students of serious warfare and defense stories, feminist diplomacy, gender reports, terrorism and political violence, South Asia reports and IR in general.
By W. Ascher,N. Mirovitskaya
By Serena Nanda
By Jordan T. Camp
By Steven High,Edward Little,Thi Ry Duong
Remembering Mass Violence breaks new flooring in oral heritage, new media, and function reviews through exploring what's at stake once we try to characterize battle, genocide, and different violations of human rights in various inventive works. A version of community-university collaboration, it comprises contributions from students in quite a lot of disciplines, survivors of mass violence, and performers and artists who've created works according to those events.
This anthology is international in concentration, with essays on Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin the US, and North the US. At its middle is a efficient pressure among private and non-private reminiscence, a discussion among autobiography and biography, and among person adventure and societal transformation. Remembering Mass Violence will entice oral historians, electronic practitioners and performance-based artists worldwide, in addition researchers and activists fascinated about human rights study, migration experiences, and genocide studies.
By Peter Vronsky
In this specific e-book, Peter Vronsky files the mental, investigative, and cultural elements of serial homicide, starting with its first recorded example in historical Rome via fifteenth-century France directly to such infamous modern situations as cannibal/necrophile Ed Kemper, Henry Lee Lucas, Ted Bundy, and the emergence of what he classifies because the “serial rampage killer” resembling Andrew Cunanan.
Vronsky not just deals sound theories on what makes a serial killer but additionally makes concrete feedback on how you can live on an come upon with one—from spotting verbal indicators to actual confrontational resistance. Exhaustively researched with transcripts of interviews with killers, and that includes updated details at the apprehension and conviction of the fairway River killer and the Beltway Snipers, Vronsky’s distinctive publication covers each plausible point of an eternally riveting true-crime phenomenon.
By Bernard S Phillips,J. David Knottnerus
By Sidney Tarrow
By Sarah Ralph
The Archaeology of Violence is an interdisciplinary attention of the function of violence in social-cultural and sociopolitical contexts. the amount attracts at the paintings of archaeologists, anthropologists, classicists, and paintings historians, all of whom be interested in realizing the function of violence of their respective professional fields within the Mediterranean and Europe. the point of interest is on 3 topics: contexts of violence, politics and identities of violence, and sanctified violence.
In distinction to many earlier stories of violence, usually outlined through their topic specialism, or through a particular temporal or geographic concentration, this booklet attracts on a variety of either temporal and spatial examples and provides new views at the research of violence and its position in social and political switch. instead of easily equating violence with battle, as has been performed in lots of archaeological circumstances, the quantity contends that the focal point on struggle has been to the detriment of our knowing of different types of “non-warfare” violence and has the aptitude to impact the ways that violence is well-known and mentioned through students, and finally has repercussions for knowing its position in society.
“...a useful quantity … it will likely be invaluable analyzing for a person drawn to the character of clash and violence in eu prehistory.” — European magazine of Archaeology
Sarah Ralph is a school Fellow in Archaeology at Harvard University.
By Robert J Duran
Durán spent 5 years in Denver, Colorado, and Ogden, Utah, carrying out a hundred forty five interviews with gang individuals, legislations enforcement officials, prosecutors, and different comparable participants. From his study, he constructs a comparative define of the emergence and criminalization of Latino early life teams, the beliefs and worlds they bring about, and the explanations for his or her endurance. He additionally underscores the mess ups of violent gang suppression strategies, that have in simple terms additional entrenched those teams in the barrio. Encouraging cultural activists and present and previous gang individuals to pursue grassroots empowerment, Durán proposes new strategies to racial oppression that problem and actually regulate the stipulations of gang life.