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Violence in society books

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Among The Thugs by Bill Buford Among The Thugs

*Includes new Foreword*Welcome to the world of football thugery. From following Manchster's Red Army to drinking with Skinheads, acclaimed writer Bill Buford enters this alternate society and records both its savageries and its sinister allure with the social imagination of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Rivalry and Revenge The Politics of Violence during Civil War by Laia (Duke University, North Carolina) Balcells Rivalry and Revenge The Politics of Violence during Civil War
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This book explores the motives of local political elites and armed groups in carrying out violence against civilians during civil war.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Resisting War How Communities Protect Themselves by Oliver (University of Denver) Kaplan Resisting War How Communities Protect Themselves

This book explores how local social organization and cohesion enable covert and overt nonviolent strategies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Hitmen for hire Exposing South Africa's underworld by Mark Shaw Hitmen for hire Exposing South Africa's underworld


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses by Catherine Kaukinen, Michelle Miller, Rachael A. Powers Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses
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Violence against women on college campuses has remained underreported and often under addressed by both campus security and local law enforcement, as well as campus administrators. The researchers, practitioners, and activists who contribute to this pertinent volume Addressing Violence Against...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses by Catherine Kaukinen, Michelle Miller, Rachael A. Powers Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses
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Violence against women on college campuses has remained underreported and often under addressed by both campus security and local law enforcement, as well as campus administrators. The researchers, practitioners, and activists who contribute to this pertinent volume Addressing Violence Against...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Approaches to Conflict Theoretical, Interpersonal, and Discursive Dynamics by Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk Approaches to Conflict Theoretical, Interpersonal, and Discursive Dynamics

This volume investigates the role of communication and emotions in conflict contexts and draws from communication and media studies, public relations, philosophy, psychology and neuroscience, linguistics, business studies, political science, literature, and cultural studies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi Publics and Counterpublics by Nichola Khan Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi Publics and Counterpublics

The many political lives of an Indian Ocean metropolis, as seen through the eyes of scholars, writers and activists.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

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Kidnapping and Violence New Research and Clinical Perspectives by Stephen J. Morewitz Kidnapping and Violence New Research and Clinical Perspectives

This book addresses such questions as: What are the conditions under which kidnappers can evade social control by abducting or threatening to abduct another person? Emphasis is on how individuals, groups, and governments employ abductions to achieve their social, cultural,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Loaded A Disarming History of the Second Amendment by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Loaded A Disarming History of the Second Amendment

A provocative, timely, and deeply-researched history of gun culture and how it reflects race and power in the United States
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/01/2018

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Public Spectacles of Violence Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil by Rielle Navitski Public Spectacles of Violence Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil

Rielle Navitski examines the proliferation of cinematic and photographic images of violence in in early-twentieth-century Mexico and Brazil, showing how sensational media helped audiences make sense of the political instability, crime, violence, and change in daily life that accompanied modernization.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2017

Public Spectacles of Violence Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil by Rielle Navitski Public Spectacles of Violence Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil

Rielle Navitski examines the proliferation of cinematic and photographic images of violence in in early-twentieth-century Mexico and Brazil, showing how sensational media helped audiences make sense of the political instability, crime, violence, and change in daily life that accompanied modernization.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2017

Domestic Homicides and Death Reviews An International Perspective by Myrna Dawson Domestic Homicides and Death Reviews An International Perspective

This edited collection highlights international research on domestic homicides and death reviews which are a rapidly growing intervention/prevention initiative in various countries. Chapters focus on: the impetus for the international development of such initiatives, the identification of risk factors and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Children of Sandy Hook vs. the U.S. Congress and Gun Violence in America by Denny Taylor The Children of Sandy Hook vs. the U.S. Congress and Gun Violence in America


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/05/2017

The Violence of Austerity by Vickie Cooper The Violence of Austerity

Explores the different facets of how austerity in Britain is a form of institutional violence
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2017

Violence and Community Law, Space and Identity in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean World by Ioannis K. Xydopoulos Violence and Community Law, Space and Identity in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean World

Violence and community were intimately linked in the ancient world. While various aspects of violence have been long studied on their own (warfare, revolution, murder, theft, piracy), there has been little effort so far to study violence as a unified...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

Violence in Schools, Colleges & Universities by Mr. Woodrow W. Clark Violence in Schools, Colleges & Universities


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

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