9780415229067

Anthropology of Violence and Conflict

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415229067

  • ISBN10:

    0415229065

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2001-04-05
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

The study of wars in Sarajevo and Sri Lanka as well as numerous less publicized conflicts aims to create a theory of violence as cross-culturally applicable as possible. This book develops a precise and exacting method of cross-cultural analysis.

Table of Contents

List of figures
vii
List of contributors
ix
Acknowledgements x
Introduction: violent imaginaries and violent practices
1(24)
Ingo W. Schroder
Bettina E. Schmidt
The violence in identity
25(22)
Glenn Bowman
Violence as everyday Practice and imagination 47(74)
Socio-cosmological contexts and forms of violence: war, vendetta, duels and suicide among the Yukpa of North-western Venezuela
49(27)
Ernst Halbmayer
The interpretation of violent worldviews: cannibalism and other violent images of the Caribbean
76(21)
Bettina E. Schmidt
The enactment of `tradition': Albanian constructions of identity, violence and power in times of crisis
97(24)
Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers
Violence and conflict 121(38)
Violence and culture: anthropological and evolutionary-psychological reflections on inter-group conflict in Southern Ethiopia
123(20)
Jon Abbink
Violent events in the Western Apache Past: ethnohistory and ethnohistory
143(16)
Ingo W. Schroder
Violence in war 159(66)
When silence makes history: gender and memories of war violence from Somalia
161(15)
Francesca Declich
A Turning Point? From civil struggle to civil war in Sri Lanka
176(21)
Peter Kloos
Predicament of war: Sarajevo Experiences and Ethics of war
197(28)
Ivana Macek
Index 225

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