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Peace-making and the imagination : Papua New Guinea perspectives

Author: Andrew Strathern; Pamela J Stewart
Publisher: St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2011.
Series: New approaches to peace and conflict.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Revenge in response to violence risks the escalation of conflict. Andrew Strathern and Pamela J Stewart argue that in communities where violence must instead be paid for through compensation, violent conflict can be contained. Peace-making and the Imagination explores the balance between revenge and compensation in the peace-making process. With primary reference to the Highlands of Papua New Guinea and comparisons  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Strathern; Pamela J Stewart
ISBN: 9780702239083 0702239089
OCLC Number: 711803200
Description: xviii, 269 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Terror and violence in imagination and practice --
Dimensions of violence: revenge and sorcery (Mount Hagen, PNG) --
Warfare and peace-making: comparative histories --
Escalations and complexities: early elections --
Escalations and complexities: turns of history --
The problems of peace-makers: intermediate sovereigns --
Transcending violence: the place of ritual --
Conclusions and comparisons --
Envoi: three themes beyond the local.
Series Title: New approaches to peace and conflict.
Responsibility: Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart.

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"Revenge in response to violence risks the escalation of conflict. Andrew Strathern and Pamela J Stewart argue that in communities where violence must instead be paid for through compensation, violent conflict can be contained. Peace-making and the Imagination explores the balance between revenge and compensation in the peace-making process. With primary reference to the Highlands of Papua New Guinea and comparisons with cases from Africa, Pakistan and other arenas of tribal social formations, the authors explore how ritual - wealth disbursement, oath taking, sacrifice, formal apologies - are often used as a means of averting or transcending acts of revenge after violence. Compensation - and its broader ethos of reciprocal exchange relations - enable peace-making by reframing violent acts and reducing the influence of terror in social life. Peace-making and the Imagination presents a thoughtful and creative approach to the transformation of violent conflict."--Publisher's website.

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