Challenging Neoliberalism at Turkey’s Gezi Park: From by E. Gürcan,E. Peker

By E. Gürcan,E. Peker

In not easy Neoliberalism at Turkey's Gezi Park, Gürcan and Peker discover the occasions of may perhaps 31, 2013, while what begun as a localized demonstration opposed to the demolition of Gezi Park, a public park in Istanbul became a national protest cycle with an extraordinary shape and scale by no means prior to visible in Turkey's history.

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Rethinking School Bullying: Dominance, Identity and School by Ronald B. Jacobson

By Ronald B. Jacobson

This booklet takes a brand new perspective on a much-studied phenomenon, focusing on the position of domination and identification building, realizing and self-knowledge, ethical transformation and the social neighborhood, platforms of teaching and hierarchy utilized by education, and the function they play in bullying. Exploring normal narratives of price inside of education (i.e., who counts and who doesn’t?), the quantity indicates how bullying might make feel to a pupil as a pathway of id building inside such tales (discourses and practices taken up through schools). It indicates how we can "tell a brand new tale" and create a brand new culture which may perhaps undermine, or shut off, the attract of bullying as a "need-meeting" road for college students inside of schools.

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War, Citizenship, Territory by Deborah Cowen,Emily Gilbert

By Deborah Cowen,Emily Gilbert

For all too seen purposes, battle, empire, and army clash became super sizzling issues within the academy. Given the altering nature of struggle, one of many extra promising parts of scholarly research has been the advance of recent theories of struggle and war’s impression on society. War, Citizenship, Territory positive aspects 19 chapters that examine the impression of battle and militarism on citizenship, even if conventional territorially-bound nationwide citizenship or "transnational" citizenship. Cowen and Gilbert argue that whereas there was an explosion of labor on citizenship and territory, Western academia’s avoidance of the instant results of battle (among different issues) has led them to disregard battle, which they contend is either pervasive and good nigh permanent.  This quantity units forth a brand new, geopolitically established thought of war’s transformative function on modern varieties of citizenship and territoriality, and comprises empirical chapters that provide international insurance.

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Darstellende Kunst und zivile Konfliktbearbeitung: Das by Linda Ebbers,Dominik Werner

By Linda Ebbers,Dominik Werner

Kunst und Konflikt – was once machen Konflikte in der Kunst, vor allem aber: used to be macht Kunst mit Konflikten? Linda Ebbers führt die Bereiche Kunst und Friedens- und Konfliktforschung im interdisziplinären Sinne zusammen und stellt das Theater der Unterdrückten (TdU) in der culture Augusto Boals als eine Methode der zivilen Konfliktbearbeitung vor.
Sie nähert sich dabei zunächst durch Interviews mit den Mitarbeitern des Zentrums des Theaters der Unterdrückten in Rio de Janeiro und die Beobachtung ihrer Arbeit der Thematik auf illustrative paintings und Weise an. Sie untersucht auf Grundlage der Ansätze John Paul Lederachs und Johan Galtungs zur Konflikttransformation die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des TdU, in diesem Feld wirksam eingesetzt zu werden, und formuliert konkrete Handlungsempfehlungen.
Ebbers legt ein kenntnis- und erkenntnisreiches Buch vor zum spannenden Themenkomplex des Friedensstiftens durch Kunst, konkret: durch Methoden des Theaters der Unterdrückten in der culture Augusto Boals, mit denen sie sich anschaulich und praxisnah auseinandersetzt und deren friedensstiftendes Potenzial sie beeindruckend aufzeigt. Das Buch wendet sich an Praktiker im und Interessierte am TdU gleichermaßen wie an Konfliktforscher und Theaterpädagogen.

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Anthropology of Violence and Conflict (European Association by Bettina Schmidt,Ingo Schroeder

By Bettina Schmidt,Ingo Schroeder

Anthropology of Violence has just recently constructed right into a box of analysis in its personal correct and as such it truly is nonetheless rather fragmented. Anthropology of Violence and Conflict seeks to redress this fragmentation and increase a style of cross-cultural research. The learn of significant conflicts, corresponding to wars in Sarajevo, Albania and Sri Lanka in addition to various much less publicised conflicts, all goal to create a thought of violence as cross-culturally acceptable as attainable. most significantly this quantity makes use of the anthropology of violence as a device to aid within the attainable prevention of violence and clash on the earth today.

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Security in the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South by Christine Hentschel

By Christine Hentschel

Focusing at the South African urban of Durban, Security within the Bubble seems to be at spatialized protection practices, enticing with options and dilemmas of city defense governance in towns all over the world. whereas apartheid was once spatial governance at its so much brutal, postapartheid South African towns have attempted to reinvent house, utilizing it as a “positive” means of governance.

Christine Hentschel lines the contours of 2 rising city regimes of governing protection in modern Durban: handsome space and instant space. good-looking house is ready aesthetic and affective communique as capacity to creating areas secure. fast house, however, addresses the crime-related own “navigation” structures hired by way of city citizens at any time when they circulation in the course of the urban. whereas good-looking area embraces the powers of allure, immediate house operates in the course of the powers of fleeing. In either regimes, safeguard is conceived no longer as a public sturdy yet as a situational adventure that can.

No longer reducible to the after-pains of racial apartheid, this city’s fragmentation is now larger conceptualized, based on Hentschel, as a heterogeneous ensemble of bubbles of imagined safety.


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Conflict Dialogue: Working With Layers of Meaning for by Peter M. Kellett

By Peter M. Kellett

Conflicts are extra successfully controlled if humans comprehend the layers that means of their conflicts and collaborate in response to these meanings. during this publication, writer Peter M. Kellett analyzes and translates real-life clash tales so as to create possibilities for extra efficient how one can navigate and get to the bottom of clash.

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Redefining Rape by Estelle B. Freedman

By Estelle B. Freedman

The uproar over "legitimate rape" in the course of the 2012 U.S. elections confirms that rape continues to be a be aware in flux, topic to political energy and social privilege. Redefining Rape describes the forces that experience formed the which means of sexual violence within the united states, during the reports of accusers, assailants, and advocates for change.

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Militant Publics in India: Physical Culture and Violence in by A. Valiani

By A. Valiani

This artistic research explores how Mohandas Gandhi's celebrated thought of satyagraha (non-violence) was once eclipsed through the xenophobic Hindu nationalist circulate that has prepared ferocious episodes of ethnic detoxification opposed to minority groups in modern India. through an in depth examining of Gandhi's writing on renowned mobilization and resistance, and an in depth old research of hitherto understudied episodes of satyagraha that came about within the first 1/2 the 20th century, Valiani illuminates debates on politics in South Asian heritage, anthropology, and sociology. between different insights, this inquiry underscores the continuities and discontinuities among actual tradition and numerous contending modes of well known political protest and activism in Gandhi's satyagraha flow and the militant Hindu nationalist stream within the western Indian country of Gujarat within the colonial and postcolonial classes. examining his personal direct remark of Hindu nationalist pogroms in modern Gujarat, as well as tales and ethnographic observations of the interior workings of the flow that have been published to the writer while he used to be a "trainee" inside it, this impressive account deals readers a unprecedented insider viewpoint at the social and spiritual international that traditionally and culturally produces militants.

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