By Ivan Evans
By contrasting mobs of rope-wielding white Southerners to the gun-toting policemen and directors who officially defended white supremacy in South Africa, 'Cultures of violence' employs racial killing as an optic for studying the specific good judgment of the racial country within the contexts. Combining the historian's eye for aspect with the sociologist's look for overarching claims, the ebook explores the systemic connections among 3 important parts to give an explanation for why contrasting traditions of racial violence took such enterprise root within the American South and South Africa.
By Hans-Peter Nolting
Viel Raum widmet der Autor der Aggressionsverminderung, zum einen in persönlichen Lebensbereichen, zum andern bezüglich krimineller Gewalt: Kann guy Gewalttäter umerziehen und therapieren? Und wichtiger noch: Wie lässt sich verhindern, dass Menschen zu Gewalttätern werden?
By Stewart,F. Stewart
By Gert Hekma, Jan Willem Duyvendak Laurens Buijs
De auteurs presenteren unieke en nooit eerder gepubliceerde gegevens over antihomoseksueel geweld. Door het gebruik van aangrijpende citaten uit interviews met daders laten zij overtuigend zien hoe de heersende vooroordelen leiden tot geweld. Zo schetsen zij een boeiend maar verontrustend beeld van de situatie in Amsterdam. Het is voor het eerst dat er een compleet overzicht wordt gepresenteerd met gegevens over de omvang van het geweld en over de daders ervan. Bovendien zetten de auteurs het beeld dat veel mensen hebben over acceptatie van homoseksualiteit in Amsterdam op zijn kop. Ze laten zien dat de veel geprezen Nederlandse tolerantie in veel gevallen slechts schijn is. Om het tij te keren is daadkrachtig beleid van de lokale overheid dringend gewenst.
By Evelin Lindner
A social scientist with worldwide affiliations, between others with Columbia collage in manhattan, collage of Oslo in Norway, and l. a. Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris, Lindner takes us throughout heritage and into countries around the globe to teach how emotion spurs hierarchies of domination and for this reason explanations subjugation, human rights violations, abuse, clash, and struggling with. She spotlights effects starting from the binding and next deforming of chinese language women's toes, to sessions of slavery, bondage, feudalism, apartheid, and different occasions throughout time. similar activities from political domination the world over, to spousal or baby abuse at the homefront are addressed. Lindner appears at how commonly divergent societies―from the Japan of Samurais to the Meso the US of Aztecs, as much as the trendy Iraq at war―are pushed via hierarchies of emotionally-fueled keep watch over with inflexible domination.
Combining vintage literature with rising study, Lindner explains how comparable dynamics are at paintings additionally in modern societies of the West, albeit extra covert. what's nonetheless missing, virtually in all places, is entry to the complete variety of our feelings, including the talents to manage those feelings in order that they turn into a freeing strength in our lives, play a optimistic function for effective, reasonable, and so-called "good conflict," and tell our establishment development. Lindner concludes her ebook by means of laying out a street map for the way to minimize domination and bring up human dignity, either in our lives and on the earth, by utilizing the facility of emotion to enforce worldwide systemic change.
By Angela Browne-Miller
Every 12 months, approximately 2 million accidents and a few 1,300 deaths consequence from so-called intimate companion violence. during this paintings, psychotherapist Browne-Miller makes use of vignettes, in addition to status and rising learn, to element either fit and hurtful relationships and to teach companions the best way to realize and alter relationships on, or headed towards, the trail to abuse. She additionally explains while to depart a dating, in addition to the best way to do this in an effort to disentangle with no extra damage. it is a ebook that may curiosity not just these occupied with, or who be aware of of somebody who's or could be desirous about, an abusive dating, but in addition scholars and students of psychology, counseling, social paintings, women's stories, and men's studies.
When Cathy and John married twenty years in the past, the connection appeared nearly charmed. yet through the years as John's occupation grew to become extra verified and Cathy raised the relations of 3 little ones, issues replaced. First indignant fights built, through verbal and gestured threats of violence, and later, real actual assaults and accidents. numerous instances Cathy known as police, but if they arrived, fearing the social stigma in addition to John's retribution, she might clarify her accidents as dealt out by way of a prowler. whilst buddies or kin requested, she might declare the cuts or bruises have been because of a fall or another coincidence. yet finally, whilst her arm have been damaged, a teeth knocked out, and her face bruised so badly she couldn't disguise it up with make-up, she eventually left the home and her husband―only to be stalked. Cathy and John are one couple that Angela Browne-Miller introduces us to during this ebook that appears on the more and more publicized prevalence of intimate associate violence, abuse that happens in the back of closed doorways, within marriages and different loving relationships. just a fraction of this abuse is ever mentioned, so only a fragment of the matter is mirrored in nationwide facts that exhibit approximately 2 million accidents and a few 1,300 deaths each year as a result of this so-called intimate accomplice violence. during this paintings, Browne-Miller makes use of vignettes, in addition to status and rising learn, to aid us realize the adaptation among a courting being effected via general stressors, and person who is abusive, or maybe even deadly.
Psychotherapist Browne-Miller information either fit and hurtful relationships and indicates companions the way to realize and alter relationships on, or headed down, the trail to abuse. and he or she additionally explains after we should still go away a courting, in addition to the best way to do this to disentangle with out extra damage. this can be a e-book that would curiosity not just lay readers who're fascinated by, or comprehend of somebody who's or should be fascinated with, an abusive dating, but in addition scholars and students of psychology, counseling, social paintings, women's reviews, and men's studies.
By Regina A. List,Wolfgang Dorner
The chapters draw on targeted, empirical info from the CIVICUS Civil Society Index - a different comparative data-set drawn from 25 international locations, which has no longer formerly been made publicly to be had. It examines the several methods violence has been manifested in civil societies, the that means of violent protest and the impression of safeguard laws that would prevent the mediating efforts of civil society. The e-book deals a cosmopolitan comparability among clash and post-conflict nations and an research of the position of civil society in clash solution, reconciliation and transitional justice.
By Amy Rust
Passionate Detachments investigates the increase of image violence in American motion pictures of the overdue Sixties and early Seventies and the preferred aesthetics and important responses this violence encouraged. Amy Rust examines 4 applied sciences followed by way of advertisement American cinema after the autumn of the Hollywood construction Code: multiple-camera montage, squibs (small explosive units) and synthetic blood, freeze-frames, and zooms. impending those applied sciences as figures, rather than mere instruments, Rust strains the encounters they mediate among belief (what one sees, hears, and feels) and illustration (how these points of interest, sounds, and emotions make meaning). those applied sciences, she argues, lend form to movie violence whereas organizing audience’ on- and off-screen relationships to it.
The end result proves significant for an period self-consciously and perilously preoccupied with bloodshed. The post-Code interval chanced on americans around the political spectrum hard visual—and more and more violent—demonstrations of possibly “authentic” realities. Corroborating fantasies of authenticity from army to counterculture, those applied sciences problem them in addition, pointing, although unwittingly, to the violently classed, gendered, and racialized blind spots such fantasies harbor. extra largely, the applied sciences resolution matters that motion pictures regulate violence an excessive amount of or too little. supplying neither mere discourse nor mere thrills, they get well feel and sensation for all, no longer a few, or maybe such a lot, depictions of bloodshed. As figures, the units additionally remediate imaginative and prescient and violence for movie concept, which indicates mistrust for every regardless of the complexities phenomenology and psychoanalysis have delivered to cinematic notion and pleasure.
Amy Rust is Assistant Professor within the division of Humanities and Cultural experiences on the collage of South Florida.
By Lonnie R Hazelwood,Anson Shupe,William A. Stacey
This booklet deals a social flow point of view on family members violence, framing the invention of abuse towards men and women as a normal improvement flowing out of social activities of the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies. It combines scientific and statistical easy methods to yield a worldly knowing of the dynamics underlying spousal violence. It examines either men's violence and the violence in their woman companions, either mental in addition to actual. the matter of women's violence is one who has remained principally missed in comparison to the mountain of study on men's violence towards ladies. The authors current the 1st in-depth exam of the way, while, and why girls instigate violence and why violent require a systems-level intervention application instead of easily attempting to counter male violence. there's a powerful attention of things that may paintings to lessen or cast off the problem.
By Todd C. Peppers,Margaret A. Anderson,Joseph M. Giarratano
Marie came across herself combating to deliver justice to the criminal method and to carry humanity not just to prisoners on dying row yet to the guards and wardens in addition. in the course of Marie's time as a demise penalty opponent in South Carolina and Virginia, she skilled the highs of assisting exonerate the blameless and the lows of status demise watch within the loss of life condo with thirty-four condemned men.