Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and Beyond: by Stephanie Bird, Mary Fulbrook, Julia Wagner, Christiane

By Stephanie Bird, Mary Fulbrook, Julia Wagner, Christiane Wienand

Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and past explores the complicated and various reverberations of the second one global struggle after 1945. It specializes in the legacies that nationwide Socialist violence and genocide perpetrated in Europe proceed to have in German-speaking nations and groups, in addition to between these at once laid low with profession, terror and mass homicide. in addition it explores how these legacies are in flip formed through the current. the amount additionally considers conflicting, unforeseen and sometimes dissonant interpretations and representations of those occasions, made by means of those that have been the witnesses, sufferers and perpetrators on the time and in addition by means of diversified groups within the generations that undefined. The contributions, from various disciplinary views, improve our knowing of the complexity of the ways that a hectic earlier maintains to disrupt the current and the way the earlier is in flip disturbed and instrumentalized by means of a later current.

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Genocide in the Age of the Nation State: Volume 1: The by Mark Levene

By Mark Levene

How should still we comprehend genocide within the sleek global? As an aberration from the norms of a dominant liberal overseas society? Or fairly as a advisor to the very dysfunctional nature of the overseas process itself? this is often the 1st booklet to contemplate the phenomenon inside of a wide context of global old improvement. during this first quantity of an important four-volume survey, Mark Levene units out the conceptual concerns within the research of genocide and the historic linkage among the increase of the West, in either its smooth and early sleek family and colonial settings, and extending developments to bodily annihilate local peoples or religiously heterodox communal teams who stood as hindrances in its course.

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American Gangsters, Then and Now. An Encyclopedia by Nate Hendley

By Nate Hendley

American Gangsters, Then and Now: An Encyclopedia levels from Western outlaws respected as Robin Hoods to the Depression's flamboyant bootleggers and financial institution robbers to the past due twentieth century's drug kingpins and "Dapper Dons." it's the first entire source at the gangster's historic evolution and unshakable grip at the American imagination.American Gangsters, Then and Now tells the tales of a few recognized gangsters and gangs—Jesse James and Billy the child, the Black Hand, Al Capone, Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels, the Mafia, Crips and Bloods, and extra. warding off sensationalism, the easy entries contain biographical photos and ancient history for every topic, in addition to bills of notorious robberies, killings, and different occasions, all good documented with either archival newspapers and wide examine into the records of the FBI. Readers will comprehend the households, the areas, and the days that produced those huge criminals, in addition to the general public attitude that regularly came upon them sympathetic and heroic.

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Living by the Gun in Chad: Combatants, Impunity and State by Marielle Debos

By Marielle Debos

Drawing on greater than ten years of fieldwork carried out in Chad, Marielle Debos explores the recourse to hands in a society within which residing through the gun has turn into either an appropriate type of political expression and a daily career. Debos exhibits that opposite to the preferred organization of the opponents with violence and chaos, those combatants really proceed to monitor ideas, casual borders, and hierarchies, at the same time their allegiances shift among insurgent and executive forces and the scuffling with drifts from Chad, Libya, and Sudan to the principal African Republic. eventually, Debos demonstrates that the true factor is finishing the “inter-war” maintained and reproduced by means of country violence.

Combining ethnographic statement with in-depth theoretical research, Living by way of the Gun in Chad is an important contribution to our figuring out of the intersections of conflict and peace that still serves because the definitive advisor to the present state of affairs in Chad.
 

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Violence and Resilience in Latin American Cities by Kees Koonings, Dirk Kruijt

By Kees Koonings, Dirk Kruijt

Even as violent crime has declined all over the world in fresh a long time, Latin American towns have remained dangerous—they are actually one of the such a lot violent on this planet. This ebook brings jointly a stellar roster of members to examine the explanations and outcomes, in addition to the  possible options to the matter of city violence in Latin America.

utilizing a framework of fragility and resilience, the participants discover the ways in which quick urbanization—with its accompanying poverty and exclusion—has mixed with the huge availability of firearms and a comparatively younger inhabitants to give a contribution to excessive premiums of murder and different violent crime. That violence in flip spurs demands elevated legislation enforcement, which itself frequently takes excessively competitive shape, wreaking havoc on already marginalized groups.  Featuring unique fieldwork and case experiences, this quantity bargains a clean comparative method of the difficulty that might be important to students and coverage makers alike.

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Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social

By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Law and Justice, Carol V. Petrie, John V. Pepper, Charles F. Wellford

For years proposals for gun regulate and the possession of firearms were one of the such a lot contentious matters in American politics. For public specialists to make average judgements on those issues, they need to keep in mind evidence in regards to the dating among weapons and violence in addition to conflicting constitutional claims and divided public opinion. In appearing those projects, legislators desire enough facts and examine to pass judgement on either the consequences of firearms on violence and the results of alternative violence regulate guidelines.

Readers of the learn literature on firearms may well occasionally locate themselves not able to differentiate scholarship from advocacy. Given the significance of this factor, there's a urgent want for a transparent and impartial evaluation of the present portfolio of information and learn. Firearms and Violence makes use of traditional criteria of technological know-how to envision 3 significant topics - firearms and violence, the standard of study, and the standard of knowledge on hand. The ebook assesses the strengths and boundaries of present databases, analyzing present learn reviews on firearm use and the efforts to minimize unjustified firearm use and indicates ways that they are often more suitable

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Theorizing the Standoff: Contingency in Action by Robin Wagner-Pacifici

By Robin Wagner-Pacifici

This booklet combines unique theoretical research with actual lifestyles case experiences to ascertain the character of the standoff. the writer explores seven real standoffs among anti-state teams and businesses of legislation enforcement (six from the United Staes and one from Peru), and the archetypal styles of human motion and cognition that flow us into and out of those hugely charged occasions. Evoking unique principles approximately time, house and acceptable or expected motion, she develops a conception of the elemental existential indeterminacy of social lifestyles and the position improvisation can play in combating violent results.

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Native Insurgencies And The Genocidal Impulse In The by Nicholas A. Robins

By Nicholas A. Robins

This e-book investigates 3 Indian revolts within the Americas: the 1680 rebellion of the Pueblo Indians opposed to the Spanish; the nice uprising in Bolivia, 1780–82; and the Caste warfare of Yucatan that begun in 1849 and used to be now not eventually beaten until eventually 1903. Nicholas A. Robins examines their motives, direction, nature, management, and targets. He unearths universal beneficial properties: they have been revitalization hobbies that have been either millenarian and exterminatory of their potential and targets; they sought to revive local rule and traditions to their societies; and so they have been activities born of depression and oppression that have been sustained by way of the idea that they might witness the dawning of a brand new age. His paintings underscores the hyperlink that could be stumbled on, yet isn't really inherent, among genocide, millennialism, and revitalization activities in Latin the United States through the colonial and early nationwide periods.

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Children Behaving Badly: Peer Violence Between Children and by Christine Barter, David Berridge

By Christine Barter, David Berridge

Young ones Behaving Badly? is the 1st e-book to at once handle the complexity of peer violence from various disciplines and views. presents vital insights into theoretical figuring out of the problem and produces major and much achieving implications for coverage and perform developmentsBased on updated examine proof and comprises a few unpublished findings from famous specialists in multidisciplinary fieldsChallenges many populist and destructive representations of adlescent violence and the linked narratives of contemporary early life as primarily ‘evil’

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