Sulla violenza (Italian Edition) by Hannah Arendt

By Hannah Arendt

«Chiunque abbia avuto occasione di riflettere sulla storia e sulla politica» osserva Hannah Arendt «non può non essere consapevole dell’enorme ruolo che los angeles violenza ha sempre svolto negli affari umani.» In questo breve, densissimo saggio l. a. Arendt dà ragione della sua affermazione ripercorrendo i fatti storici degli anni Sessanta sullo sfondo di tutto il Ventesimo secolo. In una lucida, penetrante (e ancora attualissima) radiografia del fenomeno, cui tuttavia non mancano il tono e los angeles vibrazione dell’autentica passione politica, l’autrice tocca temi quali il rapporto fra violenza, potere, forza e autorità, l. a. «razionalità» della violenza, le sue reason, le sue origini, le differenze tra violenza collettiva e violenza individuale.

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Dare to be Kind: How Extraordinary Compassion Can Transform by Lizzie Velasquez

By Lizzie Velasquez

'Lizzie is making our tradition a kinder one by means of encouraging humans to undermine hate via self-acceptance and daily acts of empathy. Her middle and humour shine via on each page!' -Lilly Singh, entertainer, comic and writer of How to Be a Bawse


Celebrated motivational speaker and YouTube sensation Lizzie Velasquez exhibits us how we will be able to learn how to settle for all components of ourselves and others to create a tradition of kindness and a extra compassionate world.

Born with an extraordinary genetic situation, Lizzie Velasquez continuously knew she used to be various, however it wasn't till she used to be a lot older that she understood what that intended to others. At seventeen she came upon a viral video entitled 'World's Ugliest Woman'- merely to find that it featured her. In reaction, she made up our minds to face up on behalf of sufferers all over and created one in every of YouTube's preferred motivational channels and a TEDx speak that has drawn thousands and thousands of audience.

In this bold, inspiring ebook, Lizzie unearths the hidden forces that supply upward thrust to self-doubt, disgrace and cruelty, and empowers us to redirect them to free up empathy and kindness for ourselves and others. via her personal battles with nervousness and dealing with unhappiness, she demonstrates how we will triumph over stumbling blocks and circulate ahead with better positivity.

Dare to Be type presents the trail to popularity, love and tolerance, and provides a blueprint for a way to steer a resilient lifestyles and, finally, forge a notably compassionate world.

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The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression by Daniel J. Flannery,Alexander T. Vazsonyi,Irwin D. Waldman

By Daniel J. Flannery,Alexander T. Vazsonyi,Irwin D. Waldman

From a workforce of top specialists comes a finished, multidisciplinary exam of the most up-tp-date examine together with the complicated factor of violence and violent habit. The instruction manual examines more than a few theoretical, coverage, and study matters and gives a complete evaluate of competitive and violent habit. The breadth of insurance is extraordinary, starting from learn on organic elements with regards to violence and behavior-genetics to investigate on terrrorism and the impression of violence in numerous cultures. The authors research violence from overseas cross-cultural views, with chapters that learn either quantitative and qualitative study. additionally they examine violence at a number of degrees: person, family members, local, cultural, and throughout a number of views and platforms, together with therapy, justice, schooling, and public health.

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A Courageous Fool: Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the by Todd C. Peppers,Margaret A. Anderson,Joseph M. Giarratano

By Todd C. Peppers,Margaret A. Anderson,Joseph M. Giarratano

there were many heroes and sufferers within the conflict to abolish the loss of life penalty, and Marie Deans matches into either one of these different types. A South Carolina local who yearned to be a fiction author, Marie used to be thrust by means of a mix of circumstances—including the homicide of her loved mother-in-law—into a global a lot stranger than fiction, a global within which minorities and the negative have been chosen to be sacrificed to what splendid courtroom Justice Harry Blackmun referred to as the "machinery of death."

Marie stumbled on herself combating to carry justice to the criminal technique and to deliver humanity not just to prisoners on demise row yet to the guards and wardens besides. 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 dying apartment with thirty-four condemned men.

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Been a Heavy Life: Stories of Violent Men (Critical by Lois Presser

By Lois Presser

In this groundbreaking paintings, Lois Presser investigates the lifestyles tales of fellows who've perpetrated violence. She applies insights from around the academy to in-depth interviews with males who shared their money owed of ways they turned the folks we such a lot fear--those who rape, homicide, attack, and rob, frequently again and again. Been a Heavy Life presents the self-discipline of criminology with the most important frameworks: one for severely comparing the development of offenders’ personal tales, and one for greedy the cultural meta-narratives that legitimize violence. For social scientists mostly, this publication deals a vibrant demonstration of simply how dynamic and contingent self-narratives are.

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The Violence of Incarceration (Routledge Advances in by Phil Scraton,Jude McCulloch

By Phil Scraton,Jude McCulloch

Conceived within the fast aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and starvation moves at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees via awesome rendition, this ebook explores the connections among those shameful occasions and the inhumanity and degradation of family prisons in the 'allied' states, together with the united states, Canada, Australia, the united kingdom and Ireland.

The primary topic is that the revelations of maximum brutality perpetrated by way of allied infantrymen signify the inevitable end-product of household incarceration predicated at the use of maximum violence together with deadly strength. Exposing as fiction the declare to the political ethical excessive flooring made by way of western liberal democracies is important simply because such claims animate and bonafide international activities akin to the 'war on terror' and the indefinite detention of tens of hundreds of thousands of individuals through the USA which accompanies it. the parable of ethical advantage works to conceal, silence, reduce and deny the brutal carrying on with background of violence and incarceration either inside of western international locations and undertaken on behalf of western states past their nationwide borders.

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Le llamaban padre: Cuando el horror se disfraza de amor y by Carles Porta,Rosa Alapont

By Carles Porta,Rosa Alapont

Le llamaban padre porque ellos eran niños y no sabían que les violaba. Creían que aquel period el precio por tener una familia.

Una conversación en fb disparó l. a. alarma. Un hombre, David Donet, se ofrecía a hacerle a un menor fotos «eróticas o insinuantes». Un agente de policía tiró del hilo y éste le llevó a l. a. casa de Castelldans —un pequeño pueblo de Lleida— en l. a. que vivían Donet y los adolescentes que tenía en acogida. El registro policial sacó a l. a. luz decenas de cintas en las que se veían los «actos de amor» filmados por el pederasta a lo largo de 17 años. los angeles prensa empezó a hablar de «la casa de los horrores».

A partir de una hard work de documentación excepcional y poniéndose en los angeles piel de los protagonistas de los angeles historia, Carles Porta construye un texto trepidante en el que lo que estremece no son los detalles escabrosos (no los hay): lo que pone los pelos de punta es cómo este caso deja al descubierto el modo en que el horror puede convertirse en normalidad.

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Barrio Libre: Criminalizing States and Delinquent Refusals by Gilberto Rosas

By Gilberto Rosas

The urban of Nogales straddles the border working among Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. at the Mexican aspect, marginalized youths calling themselves Barrio Libre (Free 'Hood) hire violence, robbery, and bribery to outlive, frequently preying on undocumented migrants who navigate the city's sewer method to move the US-Mexico border. during this e-book, Gilberto Rosas attracts on his in-depth ethnographic learn one of the participants of Barrio Libre to appreciate why they've got embraced illegal activity and the way neoliberalism and protection regulations on each side of the border have affected the youths' descent into Barrio Libre.

Rosas argues that even though those youths perform the victimization of others, they need to now not be demonized. they're complexly and adversely positioned. the consequences of NAFTA have compelled lots of them, in addition to different Mexicans, emigrate to Nogales. relocating fluidly with the youths throughout the areas that they inhabit and regulate, he indicates how the militarization of the border really destabilized the zone and led Barrio Libre to show to more and more violent actions, together with drug trafficking. via concentrating on those youths and their delinquency, Rosas demonstrates how capitalism and criminal activity form perceptions and reviews of race, sovereignty, and resistance alongside the US-Mexico border.

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War Power, Police Power by Mark Neocleous

By Mark Neocleous

Why is liberalism so keen about waste?

Is there a drone above you now?

Are you residing in a no-fly zone?

What is the function of masculinity within the 'war on terror'?

And why accomplish that many liberals say they love peace whereas discovering new how you can justify slaughter within the identify of protection?

In this, the 1st e-book to house the innovations of warfare strength and police strength jointly, Mark Neocleous bargains with those questions and lots of extra through the use of severe conception to considerably reconsider battle power.

Neocleous generates a provocative set of claims approximately country energy and capital accumulation, the position of violence within the making of liberal order, the police wars on the center of this violence, and the ways that those strategies become known as 'peace'. And he's taking the reader down a few unforeseen paths: the 'war on waste', debates approximately effeminacy, the proliferation of resilience and trauma-talk, drones because the end result of colonial bombing campaigns, and no-fly zones because the excellent accompaniment for drones.

The result's a compelling booklet that articulates a imaginative and prescient of war/police strength past the army and the police.

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Why Kids Kill: Inside the Minds of School Shooters by Peter Langman PhD

By Peter Langman PhD

Ten years after the college bloodbath at Columbine highschool in Colorado, tuition shootings are a brand new and alarming epidemic. whereas sociologists have attributed the set off of violence to see strain, resembling bullying and social isolation, favorite psychologist Peter Langman, argues right here that mental explanations are accountable.

Drawing on twenty years of medical adventure, Langman deals amazing purposes for why a few youngsters develop into violent. Langman divides shooters into 3 different types, and he discusses the position of character, trauma, and psychosis between tuition shooters.

From studying the fabric facts of infamous college shooters at Columbine and Virginia Tech to addressing the psychological states of the violent youths he treats, Langman indicates how you can determine early symptoms of homicide-prone adolescence and what preventive measures educators, mom and dad and groups can take to guard themselves from the tragedy.

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