Conflict Transformation: Essays on Methods of Nonviolence by Rhea A. Dumont,Tom H. Hastings,Emiko Noma

By Rhea A. Dumont,Tom H. Hastings,Emiko Noma

trying to extend the transformative element of the sector of clash solution, the individuals to this quantity have curious about accumulating scholarship from under-represented voices and viewpoints within the box, the rising self-discipline. so much mainstream clash answer turns out to appear both at interpersonal clash or foreign clash with no a lot specialise in the commonly differing contributors and social constructions concerned. This set of peer-reviewed essays provides major findings to these gaps within the literature. The authors and editors are, probably now not coincidentally, often girls and folks of colour, whose voices are frequently absent from such collections.

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Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific Islander Teens Confront by Katherine Irwin,Karen Umemoto

By Katherine Irwin,Karen Umemoto

within the context of 2 hundred years of yank colonial regulate within the Pacific, Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto make clear the reports of today’s internal urban and rural boys and girls in Hawai‘i who face racism, sexism, poverty, and political forget. Basing their e-book on 9 years of ethnographic examine, the authors spotlight how legacies of injustice suffer, prompting adolescents to struggle for dignity and the opportunity to thrive in the US, a state that the early life describe as inherently “jacked up”—rigged—and “unjust.” whereas the tale starts with the formative years combating a number of contingencies, it ends on a hopeful notice with the various youngsters overcoming a number of hardships, usually with the counsel of steadfast, being concerned adults.

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Post-Ottoman Coexistence: Sharing Space in the Shadow of by Rebecca Bryant

By Rebecca Bryant

In Southeast Europe, the Balkans, and heart East, students usually consult with the "peaceful coexistence" of assorted non secular and ethnic teams lower than the Ottoman Empire prior to ethnonationalist conflicts dissolved that shared house and created legacies of department. Post-Ottoman Coexistence interrogates methods of dwelling jointly and asks what practices enabled centuries of cooperation and sharing, in addition to how and while such sharing used to be disrupted. members talk about either old and modern practices of coexistence in the context of ethno-national clash and its aftermath.


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Gendered Justice: Intimate Partner Violence and the Criminal by Venessa Garcia,Patrick McManimon

By Venessa Garcia,Patrick McManimon

Gendered Justice takes a different, multi-layered examine a number of the parts that issue into our figuring out of family violence and the way the felony justice procedure handles occasions of family violence. The ebook focuses totally on the function of gender, but additionally considers socio-economic prestige, race, age, schooling, and the connection among the sufferer and felony. Illustrated with case reviews all through, the ebook introduces significant topics, equivalent to the social building of gender and victimology, in addition to issues akin to the portrayal of intimate companion violence within the media and the way it shapes our figuring out of violence.

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Rampage Nation: Securing America from Mass Shootings by Louis Klarevas

By Louis Klarevas

long ago decade, no person act of violence has killed extra humans within the usa than the mass capturing. This well-researched, forcefully argued booklet solutions one of the most urgent questions dealing with our society: Why do humans pass on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets for lethal rampages? What will we do to reduce the carnage of this traumatic type of firearm violence?

Contrary to traditional knowledge, the writer exhibits that gun ownership frequently prods aggrieved, mentally risky participants to move on taking pictures sprees; those assaults mostly happen in locations the place weapons will not be prohibited by means of legislations; and brilliant gun-control measures just like the federal attack guns Ban—which helped tremendously lessen rampage violence whilst it used to be in effect—are instrumental to protecting american citizens secure from mass shootings within the future.

To stem gun massacres, the writer proposes numerous unique coverage prescriptions, starting from the enactment of brilliant firearm security reforms to an overhaul of ways the justice method investigates power active-shooter threats and prosecutes violent crimes. Calling realization to the transforming into challenge of mass shootings, Rampage Nation demonstrates that this designated type of gun violence is greater than only a felony justice offense or public health and wellbeing scourge. it's a probability to American security.

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Reinhold Niebuhr's Paradox: Paralysis, Violence, and by Daniel Malotky

By Daniel Malotky

Confronted with the uncertainties of dwelling in a contemporary liberal society, many are tempted towards ethical paralysis: a hesitation to pass judgement on or act on these judgments. Reinhold Niebuhr’s paradoxical belief of the self enables a deeper interpretation of this plight and, during this insightful e-book, Daniel Malotky indicates that Niebuhr’s paintings holds out a possible method to it: a framework for a degree of ethical simple task with out ideological blindness. the ambiguity of freedom and finitude calls for that although endeavors to arrive a significant totality will continually be restricted in a few model, greedy this totality needs to nonetheless be tried. utilizing Niebuhr’s concept as a advisor, Malotky conceives of a framework that offers the parameters of justification as outlined through the pragmatists, whereas additionally starting the door to the serious appropriation of the ethical wealth of Christian culture.

Malotky follows Niebuhr’s instance in a protection of the conventional Christian ideas of sin, love, and beauty. He engages in immanent feedback, shaping a reaction to the violently disposed, targeting the problem of gun violence specifically, and defining what our personal perspective can be to using strength. Readers might be engaged incidentally this this concise booklet versions a safely Christian pragmatism on questions of violence.

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How Firms Cope with Crime and Violence: Experiences from by Michael Goldberg,Kwang W. Kim,Maria Ariano

By Michael Goldberg,Kwang W. Kim,Maria Ariano

Crime and violence inflict excessive expenses at the deepest sector-costs which are emerging globally, based on the realm Bank's company Surveys, discussions with chambers and institutions, and the Bank's kingdom Partnership innovations, which reference the losses by way of gross family product (GDP). In Latin the US and the Caribbean, for instance, losses as a result of crime and violence were anticipated at nine percentage of GDP in Honduras, 7.7 percentage in El Salvador, and 3.6 percentage in Costa Rica. In sectors comparable to garments meeting, overseas dealers can shift knowledge and capital quick to much less violent locations, whereas different sectors corresponding to extractive industries usually tend to remain regardless of emerging violence. in the back of the facts are human expenditures: misplaced jobs; moving of companies' operating capital from effective makes use of to protection agencies; and a rise in contraband, fraud and corruption, and 'rule of legislation' concerns.

In this ebook, unique case reviews from Brazil, Colombia, Jamaica, Mexico, Nepal, and Rwanda illustrate the categorical demanding situations to companies and the coping mechanisms that corporations and teams of corporations have used effectively opposed to crime and violence. The book's findings have implications for the personal quarter, governments, and the realm Bank's efforts to aid either below tough circumstances.

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Critique of Violence: Between Poststructuralism and Critical by Beatrice Hanssen

By Beatrice Hanssen

Critique of Violence is a hugely unique and lucid research of the heated controversy among poststructuralism and demanding concept. top theorist Beatrice Hanssen makes use of Walter Benjamin's essay 'Critique of Violence' as a consultant to examine the contentious debate, moving the emphasis from fight to discussion among the 2 events. in regards to the questions of critique and violence because the significant assembly issues among either traditions, Hanssen positions herself between the 2 with the intention to examine what severe concept and poststructuralism need to supply one another. during doing so, she assembles inventive new readings of Benjamin, Arendt, Fanon and Foucault, and incisively explores the politics of popularity, the violence of language, and the way forward for feminist theory.
This groundbreaking booklet might be crucial examining for all scholars of continental philosophy, political conception, social reviews and comparative literature.
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Essays on Otherness
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Hegel After Derrida
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La Responsabilità Sociale oltre l'impresa (Quaderni CeDoc) by VV. AA.,Arezzo Carmelo,D'Amico Renato,Randone Sonia

By VV. AA.,Arezzo Carmelo,D'Amico Renato,Randone Sonia

In Italia, e particolarmente in Sicilia, spesso si pensa alla Csr come a una nuova modalità di gestione d’impresa orientata all’inclusione sociale delle categorie deboli o al soddisfacimento degli interessi degli stakeholder. Il quantity amplia los angeles prospettiva, proponendone una lettura come strategia di sviluppo fondata sull’azione integrata di tutti gli attori territoriali, contestaulizzandone le riflessioni teoriche e le metodologie applicative in riferimento alle specificità del tessuto economico e socioculturale della Sicilia.

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The Structure of Conflict by Clyde H. Coombs,George S. Avrunin

By Clyde H. Coombs,George S. Avrunin

A concept that makes an attempt to deliver order to the chaotic number of clash often starts off by way of distinguishing forms of clash and formulating normal explanatory ideas that relate and combine them. not like conventional equipment, this ebook describes and explores the structural features of alternative sorts of conflicts, and discusses the real implications concerned for either settling on and attaining tools for resolving clash. vital points of clash constitution are famous: the members concerned and the behavioral ideas that govern them; and the life of recommendations and their structural relation.

This monograph could be of curiosity to researchers and practitioners of clash solution, resembling mediators, attorneys, diplomats, counselors and psychologists, and scholars in experimental and social psychology, hard work kin, poilitical technological know-how and law.

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