By Richard G. Hovannisian
By Richard G. Hovannisian
By Larry Ray
Introducing the key theoretical debates, the publication examines various degrees of violence - interpersonal, institutional and collective - and assorted kinds of violence - similar to racist crime, homophobic crime and genocide. It offers readers with a succinct and finished assessment of its nature and results, and the strategies and clash resolutions inquisitive about responses to violence.
Interdisciplinary in its process, the textual content attracts on facts from sociology, criminology, primate reports and archaeology to make clear arguments in regards to the social development and innate nature of violence. attractive, wide-reaching and authorative, this is often crucial examining for college kids, teachers and researchers in sociology, criminology, social pyschology and cultural studies.
By Alice McIntyre
In this examine, a bunch of working-class girls narrate their very own tales, lives, and position in Belfast, displaying how the geography, group, and―perhaps such a lot of all―conflict turns into deeply intertwined with identification. those girls, who've been socially excluded and economically deprived, describe their lives in the course of struggle and a now precarious peace. not easy conventional tools of undertaking learn within the social sciences, McIntyre enlists Participatory motion study to appreciate how those girls see themselves, their international and their position in it. Participatory motion study comprises artistic and interactive projects―collages, portray, poetry, and photography―to allow unfastened expression. We see during this quantity how the Belfast girls negotiate and fight with the intersections of violence, politics, gender, parenting, neighborhood paintings, faith, worry, humor, friendship, and their deeply held perspectives of what it ability to be an Irish woman.
By Ilena Rodriguez
Focusing on Guatemala, Colombia, and Mexico, Rodríguez indicates how general liberal types fail to account for brand new types of violence and exploitation, which in truth persist with from particular clashes among liberal ideology and native perform. taking a look at those tensions in the ostensibly well-ordered country, Rodríguez exposes how the misperception and misuse of liberal rules are in the back of realities of political turmoil, and questions no matter if liberalism is actually an ideology enough to empower populations and transition geographical regions into democratic roles within the worldwide order.
In this manner, Liberalism at Its Limits bargains a serious exam of the pressured becoming of liberal versions to Latin American international locations and reasserts cross-cultural communique as an important to greedy the real hyperlink among various structures of price and politics.
By Raymond M. Lee,Elizabeth Stanko,Elizabeth A Stanko
By Yasmin Saikia
By Pamela Davies,Peter Francis,Chris Greer
This booklet offers an intensive account of victimisation around the social spectrum of sophistication, race, age and gender. the second one variation has been totally revised and multiplied, with elements now spanning the most important views and concerns in victimology.
Covering theoretical, social and political contexts, the book:
Victims, Crime and Society is the fundamental textual content in your stories in victimology throughout criminology, felony justice, group defense, adolescence justice and similar areas.
By Lisa M. Cuklanz,Heather McIntosh
By Kristin A. Goss
More than the other complicated commercial democracy, the USA is besieged through firearms violence. every year, a few 30,000 humans die by way of gunfire. Over the process its heritage, the state has witnessed the murders of loved public figures; massacres in offices and colleges; and epidemics of gun violence that terrorize neighborhoods and declare tens of millions of lives. Commanding majorities of usa citizens voice aid for stricter controls on firearms. but they've got by no means fastened a real nationwide flow for gun keep an eye on. Why? Disarmed unravels this paradox.
Based on ancient data, interviews, and unique survey proof, Kristin Goss means that the gun keep an eye on crusade has been stymied via a mixture of things, together with the lack to safe patronage assets, the problems in articulating a message that might resonate with supporters, and strategic judgements made within the identify of powerful coverage. the ability of the so-called gun foyer has performed a massive position in hobbling the gun-control crusade, yet that isn't the whole tale. rather than pursuing a technique of incremental switch at the neighborhood and nation degrees, gun keep watch over advocates have sought nationwide rules. a few forty% of country gun regulate legislation predate the Nineteen Seventies, and the gun foyer has systematically weakened even those longstanding restrictions.
A compelling and engagingly written examine considered one of America's so much divisive political concerns, Disarmed illuminates the organizational, historic, and policy-related elements that constrain mass mobilization, and brings into sharp reduction the agonizing dilemmas confronted by way of advocates of gun keep watch over and different concerns within the United States.
By Kerry Segrave