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Cultural shaping of violence : victimization, escalation, response

Author: Myrdene Anderson
Publisher: West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2004.
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Cultural Shaping of Violence proposes that violence cannot be described, let alone understood or addressed, unless tied to the cultural settings that influence it. The book documents violence in 22 distinct cultural settings in 17 nation-states on five continents. Internal to each society, a number of sites of violence may thrive, from the domestic sphere to social institutions and political arenas. In whatever site  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cultural shaping of violence.
West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Myrdene Anderson
ISBN: 1557533458 9781557533456 1557533733 9781557533739
OCLC Number: 53932614
Description: 330 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Careless feeding of violence in culture / Myrdene Anderson and Cara Richards --
Violence absorbed : lives of children in an American city / Linda McDonald --
School power, children's play, and the timing of recess violence / Anna Richeman Beresin --
Growing up with violence in Northern Ireland : making meaning of institutionalized violence / Linda J. Rogers --
Believed and not believed : community reaction to rape in Mexico and the U.S. / Cathy Winkler --
"Here the cock does not crow, for he is not the lord of the land" : machismo, insecurity, and male violence in Brazil / Sarah Hautzinger --
Transformations in domestic violence and confilict resolution within a midwestern U.S. Nuer refugee community / Jon D. Holtzman --
Violent crime and the loss of fathers : beyond the long arm / Wade C. Mackey --
Godmother as mediator : constraining violence in a Zapotec village of Oaxaca, Mexico / Nicole Sault --
Honor and violence in a Brazilian slum : gendered checks and balances in the politics of everyday life / Claudia Fonseca --
Reprimand and respect, love and fear in experiences of violence in Colombia / Myriam Jimeneo --
Paradox of politeness / Dov Cohen and Joe Vandello --
Violence by the book : redefining the legitimate use of force in municipal policing / Steven V. Lutes and Michael J. Sullivan --
Fortunes of war : from primitive warfare to nuclear policy in anthropological thought / Barton C. Hacker --
Combat, emotions, and the "enemy" : metaphors of soldiering in a unit of Israeli infantry reserves / Eyal Ben Ari --
Being broken in the Marines : the social construction of belonging in the U.S. Marine Corps / Rhonda J. Moore --
Epistemic violence, smear-campaigns, and hit-lists : disappearing the Palestinians / Nada Elia --
Violence within and against the Pacific / Katerina Teaiwa --
Liberation, de-liberations, and stallings, or is the "Post"-here yet / Nada Elia --
Violence in Madura : the interplay of resource, culture, and history / Glenn Smith --
Ambivalent exchanges : the violence of Patronazgo in the upper Amazon / Bartholomew Dean --
Taiwan's consumerism, gangs, and violence / Charles Trappey --
Intended social effects of a culture of impunity : the case of Guatemala / Frank M. Afflitto --
Political violence and the public eye / Glen Perice --
Violence as culture : "educating" political prisoners in Romania / Gila Safran Naveh --
Moral cycle of egoistic and altruistic violence : a century of bloodshed in Colombia / Mario Fandino --
Reflections on the Saami at loose ends / Myrdene Anderson --
Denaturing cultural violence / Myrdene Anderson.
Responsibility: edited by Myrdene Anderson.
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Violence and increasing public awareness of violence mark our contemporary condition. September 11, 2001 made this condition even more indelible. Cultural Shaping of Violence proposes that violence  Read more...


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