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Death squad : the anthropology of state terror

Author: Jeffrey A Sluka; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2000.
Series: Ethnography of political violence.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first work to focus specifically on the anthropology of state terror.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey A Sluka; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200879164
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: x, 260 p. : ill.
Contents: IntroductionState Terror and Anthropology-Jeffrey A. Sluka1. A Fictional Reality: Paramilitary Death Squads and the Construction of State Terror in Spain-Begona Aretxaga2. Trials by Fire: Dynamics of Terror in Punjab and Kashmir-Cynthia Keppley Mahmood3. State Terror in the Netherworld: Disappearance and Reburial in Argentina-Antonius C.G.M. Robben4. The Homogenizing Effects of State-Sponsored Terrorism: The Case of Guatemala-Frank M. Afflitto5. "For God and Ulster": The Culture of Terror and Loyalist Death Squads in Northern Ireland-Jeffrey A. Sluka6. Ninjas, Nanggalas, Monuments, and Mossad Manuals: An Anthropology of Indonesian State Terror in East Timor-George J. Aditjondro7. Murder or Martyrdom? Popular Evaluations of Violent Death in the Muslim Separatist Movement in the Philippines -Thomas M. McKenna8. Parents and Their Children in Situations of Terror: Disappearances and Special Police Activity in Punjab-Joyce PettigrewConclusionDeath Squads and Wider Complicities: Dilemmas for the Anthropology of Violence-Kay B. Warren
Series Title: Ethnography of political violence.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey A. Sluka.

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"An inspiring and disquieting read."-International Journal of Human Rights

 
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