By Punzo Valentina
By Julia Paulson
By Ola W. Barnett,Cindy L. Miller-Perrin,Robin D. Perrin
The such a lot accomplished research-based textual content on relatives violence – now extra obtainable and visually inviting than ever prior to
Streamlined and up-to-date all through with cutting-edge details, this Third variation of the authors' bestselling publication provides readers an obtainable advent to the method, etiology, occurrence, remedy, and prevention of relatives violence. study from specialists within the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology, and social welfare informs the book's extensive assurance of present viewpoints and debates in the box. prepared chronologically, chapters conceal baby actual, sexual, and emotional abuse; abused and abusive kids; courtship violence and date rape; wife abuse, battered girls, and batterers; and elder abuse.
By Peter T. Coleman
By Michael Goldberg,Kwang W. Kim,Maria Ariano
In this ebook, unique case experiences 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 non-public zone, governments, and the area Bank's efforts to aid either lower than tough circumstances.
By Kenneth E. Foote
Shadowed Ground explores how and why american citizens have memorialized—or not—the websites of tragic and violent occasions spanning 3 centuries of historical past and each area of the rustic. For this revised version, Kenneth Foote has written a brand new concluding bankruptcy that appears on the evolving responses to contemporary acts of violence and terror, together with the destruction of the department Davidian compound at Waco, Texas, the Oklahoma urban bombing, the Columbine highschool bloodbath, and the terrorist assaults of 9/11.
By Kristian Williams
Let's commence with the fundamentals: violence is an inherent a part of policing. The police characterize the main direct capacity through which the kingdom imposes its will at the citizenry. they're armed, informed, and licensed to take advantage of strength. just like the risk of arrest, the specter of violence is implicit in each police come across. Violence, in addition to the legislation, is what they represent.
Using media reviews by myself, the Cato Institute's final annual examine indexed approximately seven thousand sufferers of police "misconduct" within the usa. yet such tales of police brutality in basic terms scratch the outside of a countrywide epidemic. each year, tens of millions are framed, blackmailed, crushed, sexually assaulted, or killed by way of police officers. 1000's of hundreds of thousands of bucks are spent on civil judgments and settlements each year. person lives, households, and groups are destroyed.
In this greatly revised and up-to-date version of his seminal examine of policing within the usa, Kristian Williams indicates that police brutality isn't really an anomaly, yet is equipped into the very which means of legislations enforcement within the usa. From antebellum slave patrols to latest unarmed formative years being gunned down within the streets, "peace keepers" have regularly used strength to form habit, repress dissent, and guard the strong. Our Enemies in Blue is a well-researched page-turner that either makes ancient experience of this legalized social pathology and maps out attainable alternatives.
Kristian Williams is the writer of numerous books, together with American tools: Torture and the common sense of Domination. He co-edited Life in the course of Wartime: Resisting Counterinsurgency, and lives in Portland, Oregon.
By Yitzhak Reiter
Over the final 20 years, there was a transforming into knowing that conflicts in or over holy areas range from different territorial conflicts. A holy web site has a profound that means, related to human ideals, powerful feelings, "sacred" values, and middle identification self-perceptions; for this reason a dispute over such land differs from a "regular" dispute over land. to be able to get to the bottom of conflicts over holy websites, one has to be outfitted with an figuring out of the cultural, spiritual, social, and political which means of the holy position to every of the contesting teams.
This publication seeks to appreciate the various points of disputes and the triggers for the outbreak of violence in and round holy websites. It analyses fourteen case reviews of conflicts over holy websites in Palestine/Israel, together with significant holy websites similar to Al-Haram al-Sharif/the Temple Mount, the Western Wall and the Cave of the Patriarchs/Al-Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, as well as disputes over extra minor websites. It then compares those conflicts to related circumstances from different areas and gives an research of powerful and useless clash mitigation and determination instruments used for facing such disputes. moreover, the e-book sheds mild at the position of sacred websites in exacerbating neighborhood and local ethnic conflicts.
By supplying a radical and systematic research of the social, fiscal, and political stipulations that gas conflicts over holy websites and the stipulations that create tolerance or clash, this e-book may be a key source for college students and students of clash answer, political technology, and spiritual studies.
By Gerhard Anders,Olaf Zenker
- Offers a brand new viewpoint on transition and justice in Africa transcending the institutional limits of transitional justice
- Covers a variety of events, and provides a huge diversity of web sites the place previous injustices are addressed
- Examines instances the place peaceable ‘new beginnings’ were declared after sessions of violence
- Addresses primary questions on transitions and justice in societies characterised via a excessive measure of exterior involvement and inner fragmentation