Violent Conflicts in Indonesia: Analysis, Representation, by Charles A. Coppel

By Charles A. Coppel

Indonesia is presently laid low with many severe conflicts that have arisen due to quite a few ethnic, spiritual and local tensions.


Presenting very important new pondering on violent clash within the world’s greatest Muslim-majority kingdom, this book examines a range of conflicts intimately and discusses the character of violence and the explanations in the back of violent outbreaks. Chapters comprise research of conflicts in Aceh, East Timor, Maluku, Java, West Kalimantan, West Papua and in different places. The members supply research of political, ethnic and nationalistic killings, with a focus at the post-Suharto period. The publication is going directly to research very important questions in regards to the means during which violence in Indonesia is represented within the media, and explores ways that violent conflicts might be resolved or avoided. The final part turns the focal point onto sufferers of violence and types of justice and retribution.

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Detection and Prevention of Identity-Based Bullying: Social by Britney G Brinkman

By Britney G Brinkman

Bullying in faculties has turn into the focal point of a growing to be physique of literature; in spite of the fact that, a lot of that paintings diminishes the function of social context, social identities, and prejudices regardless of huge study facts suggesting that many sufferers of bullying are distinct as a result of a side in their social identification. This publication demonstrates how the prevention and intervention of this phenomenon, termed identity-based bullying, is a social justice factor.


Expanding past bullying prevention that specializes in person perpetrators, the e-book examines identity-based bullying in faculties as a microcosm of bigger systemic tensions and conflicts. the writer makes use of a social constructivist point of view to appreciate the reviews of youngsters as lively brokers of their personal lives. She additionally presents a world framework to explain the influence of tradition, social buildings, and politics from the united states and the united kingdom. demanding situations and boundaries to addressing identity-based bullying are explored and suggestions are made for top practices for lecturers, directors, and psychological wellbeing and fitness execs to avoid and reply to identity-based bullying.

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Victimology: A Text/Reader (SAGE Text/Reader Series in by Leah E. Daigle

By Leah E. Daigle

Victimology: A Text/Reader, moment variation, engages scholars with the most up-tp-date, state-of-the-art articles released within the box of victimology as good as connects them to the elemental concepts. in contrast to current victimology textbooks, this certain mixture of released articles with unique fabric awarded in a mini-chapter layout places every one subject into context so scholars can enhance a greater realizing of the level, explanations, and responses to victimization. scholars will construct a origin within the historical past and improvement of the sector of victimology, can be proven the level to which individuals are victimized and why, will research the categorical varieties of victimization, and should witness the interplay among the felony justice process and sufferers this day.  

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Gypsy Stigma and Exclusion in Turkey, 1970: The Social by G. Ozatesler,Gül Özate?ler

By G. Ozatesler,Gül Özate?ler

utilizing an oral heritage technique, this ebook attracts on Gypsy and non-Gypsy narratives to inform the tale of Gypsy pressured dislocation from Bayramic, a northwestern city of Turkey, in 1970. Gül Özatesler examines reminiscence building, the kinds of Gypsyness and Turkishness, and the several views and positions that emerged, contemplating all when it comes to underlying socioeconomic constitution. The e-book finds how ethnic and different identities might be deployed to hide socioeconomic and political inequalities.

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The Stickup Kids: Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American by Randol Contreras

By Randol Contreras

Randol Contreras got here of age within the South Bronx throughout the Eighties, a time while the neighborhood was once devastated by way of cuts in social companies, an increase in arson and abandonment, and the increase of crack-cocaine. For this riveting e-book, he returns to the South Bronx with a sociological eye and offers an remarkable insider’s examine the workings of a bunch of Dominican drug robbers. identified at the streets as "Stickup Kids," those males raided and brutally tortured drug purchasers storing quite a lot of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and cash.

As a player observer, Randol Contreras bargains either a private and theoretical account for the increase of the Stickup children and their violence. He customarily makes a speciality of the lives of local buddies, who went from being crack purchasers to drug robbers as soon as their profitable crack marketplace possibilities disappeared. the result's a beautiful, shiny, on-the-ground ethnographic description of a drug robbery’s violence, the drug marketplace excessive lifestyles, the felony lifestyles direction, and the eventual soreness and anguish skilled by way of the casualties of the Crack period.

Provocative and eye-opening, The Stickup youngsters urges us to discover the ravages of the drug exchange via weaving heritage, biography, social constitution, and drug marketplace forces. It deals a revelatory reason behind drug industry violence by way of masterfully uncovering the hidden social forces that produce violent and self-destructive members. half memoir, half penetrating research, this booklet is attractive, own, deeply knowledgeable, and fully absorbing.

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Ritual Violence in the Ancient Andes: Reconstructing by Haagen D. Klaus,J. Marla Toyne

By Haagen D. Klaus,J. Marla Toyne

Traditions of sacrifice exist in nearly each human tradition and sometimes embrace a society's such a lot significant spiritual and symbolic acts. Ritual violence was once rather assorted and enduring within the prehistoric South American Andes, the place human lives, animals, and fabric items have been sacrificed in secular rites or as choices to the divine. staggering discoveries of sacrificial websites containing the sufferers of violent rituals have drawn ever-increasing consciousness to ritual sacrifice inside of Andean archaeology. Responding to this curiosity, this quantity offers the 1st local review of formality killing at the pre-Hispanic north coast of Peru, the place special varieties and various trajectories of formality violence built through the ultimate 1,800 years of prehistory.

Presenting unique examine that blends empirical ways, iconographic interpretations, and contextual analyses, the members handle 4 associated themes—the old improvement and nearby version of north coast sacrifice from the early first millennium advert to the eu conquest; a continuum of formality violence that spans humans, animals, and items; the wider ritual global of sacrifice, together with rites either sooner than and after violent supplying; and using assorted medical instruments, archaeological info, and theoretical interpretations to review sacrifice. This learn proposes quite a lot of new questions that would form the learn schedule within the coming many years, whereas fostering a nuanced, medical, and humanized method of the archaeology of formality violence that's acceptable to archaeological contexts round the world.

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Violence and Community: Law, Space and Identity in the by Ioannis K. Xydopoulos,Kostas Vlassopoulos,Eleni Tounta

By Ioannis K. Xydopoulos,Kostas Vlassopoulos,Eleni Tounta

Violence and neighborhood have been in detail associated within the historical global. whereas quite a few points of violence were lengthy studied on their lonesome (warfare, revolution, homicide, robbery, piracy), there was little attempt to date to check violence as a unified box and discover its position in neighborhood formation. This quantity goals to build such an time table by way of exploring the historiography of the learn of violence in antiquity, and highlighting a few vital paradoxes of historic violence. It explores the forceful nexus among wealth, strength and the passions by way of targeting 3 significant elements that hyperlink violence and neighborhood: the makes an attempt of groups to manage and canalise violence via legislation, the constitutive position of violence in communal identities, and the ways that groups handled violence with reference to personal and public house, landscapes and territories. The contributions to this quantity variety extensively in either time and house: temporally, they hide the complete span from the archaic to the Roman imperial interval, whereas spatially they expand from Athens and Sparta via Crete, Arcadia and Macedonia to Egypt and Israel.

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Cinema of the Dark Side by Shohini Chaudhuri

By Shohini Chaudhuri

a number of days after September 11, US Vice-President Dick Cheney invoked the necessity for the united states to paintings 'the darkish part' in its international 'War on Terror'. In Cinema of the darkish Side, Shohini Chaudhuri explores how modern cinema treats state-sponsored atrocity, evoking a number of landscapes of nation terror. She investigates the moral strength of cinematic atrocity photos, arguing that whereas movies aid to create and ensure normative perceptions approximately atrocities, they could additionally disrupt these perceptions and construct diversified ones. announcing a very important contrast among morality and ethics, the booklet proposes a brand new conceptualisation of human rights cinema that repositions human rights morality inside of a moral framework that displays upon the factors and contexts of violence. It builds upon theories of embodied spectatorship to discover how movies can implicate us in histories which can seem to be far away and unrelated to us, and the way they draw connections among prior and current styles of oppression.

The publication covers a various spectrum of twenty first century cinema facing documentary or fictional representations of atrocity resembling state-sanctioned torture, genocide, enforced disappearance, deportation, and apartheid, together with Zero darkish Thirty (2012), Standard working Procedure (2008), Hotel Rwanda (2004), Sometimes in April (2005), Nostalgia for the Light (2010), Chronicle of an Escape (2006), Children of guys (2006), District 9 (2009), Waltz With Bashir (2008), and Paradise Now (2005). Cinema of the darkish Side offers readers with clean insights into how we reply to atrocity photographs and the moral matters at stake.

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Kein Frieden ohne Gerechtigkeit?: Die Rolle der by William A. Schabas,Edith Nerke,Jürgen Bauer

By William A. Schabas,Edith Nerke,Jürgen Bauer

Seit 2002 existiert der Internationale Strafgerichtshof in Den Haag, zuständig für Delikte des Völkerstrafrechts. Eine Errungenschaft zweifellos, gleichzeitig eine ständige Herausforderung an Recht, Gesetz und Politik.

Kann der Gerichtshof die Anforderung an die Neutralität internationaler Rechtsprechung erfüllen, oder wie groß ist der Einfluss der Politik auf die Verfahren? Welche Rolle spielen Überlegungen zur Amnestie? Und wie agieren die internationalen Gerichte im Spannungsfeld zwischen Friedenssicherung und Gerechtigkeit?

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Coltan (Resources) by Michael Nest

By Michael Nest

A decade in the past nobody other than geologists had heard of tantalum or 'coltan' - an imprecise mineral that's an important aspect in cellphones and laptops. Then, in 2000, stories started to leak out of Congo: of mines deep within the jungle the place coltan was once extracted in brutal stipulations watched over via warlords. The United international locations despatched a group to enquire, and its exposé of the connection among violence and the exploitation of coltan and different common assets contributed to a re-assessment of scholarship at the motivations and techniques of armed teams.

The politics of coltan surround insurgent militias, transnational agencies, decided activists, Hollywood celebrities, the increase of China, and the newest iGadget. Drawing on Congolese and activist voices, Nest analyses the 2 matters that outline coltan politics: the connection among coltan and violence within the Congo, and contestation among activists and firms to reshape the worldwide tantalum offer chain. the way in which construction and exchange of coltan is organised creates possibilities for armed teams, however the Congo wars will not be exclusively, or perhaps basically, approximately coltan or minerals more often than not. Nest argues the political importance of coltan lies now not in its causal hyperlink to violence, yet in activists' skillful use of cell phones as an emblem of the way traditional humans and transnational organizations faraway from Africa are implicated in Congo's coltan and for this reason its clash. Nest examines the demanding situations coltan tasks face in an activist 'marketplace' crowded with competing justice concerns, and identifies classes from coltan tasks for the geopolitics of worldwide assets extra generally.

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