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War Is Coming

Between Past and Future Violence in Lebanon

by Sami Hermez

<p>From 1975 to 1990, Lebanon experienced a long war involving various national and international actors. The peace agreement that followed and officially propelled the country into a &quot;postwar&quot; era did not address many of the root ...

ISBN: 9780812293685

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War Is Never Just

by David Swanson

<p>Swanson builds a case that the time has come to set behind us the idea that a war can ever be just. This critique of &quot;Just War&quot; theory finds the criteria such theories use to be either unmeasurable, unachievable, or amoral, and the ...

ISBN: 9781456630799

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We Matter

Athletes and Activism

by Etan Thomas

<p>&quot;Before Kaepernick, there was Etan Thomas.&quot;<br /> --<em><strong>New York Times</strong></em></p> <p>&quot;In <em>We Matter</em>, Thomas strives to show the influence professional athletes can have when they join the conversation ...

ISBN: 9781617756122

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When Riot Cops Are Not Enough

The Policing and Repression of Occupy Oakland

by Mike King

<p>In <em>When Riot Cops Are Not Enough</em>, sociologist and activist Mike King examines the policing, and broader political repression, of the Occupy Oakland movement during the fall of 2011 through the spring of 2012. King’s active and daily ...

ISBN: 9780813583754

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Why Occupy a Square?

People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

by Jeroen Gunning & Ilan Zvi Baron

<p>On 25 January 2011, tens of thousands of Egyptians came out on the streets to protest against emergency rule and police brutality. Eighteen days later, Mubarak, one of the longest sitting dictators in the region, had gone. How are we to make ...

ISBN: 9780190257644

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Why They Kill

The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist

by Richard Rhodes

<p>Why do some men, women and even children assault, batter, rape, mutilate and murder? In his stunning new book, the Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Rhodes provides a startling and persuasive answer.</p> <p><strong>Why They Kill</strong>explores

ISBN: 9781101972038

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Witchcraft, Witches, and Violence in Ghana

by Adinkrah, Mensah

<p> Witchcraft violence is a feature of many contemporary African societies. In Ghana, belief in witchcraft and the malignant activities of putative witches is prevalent. Purported witches are blamed for all manner of adversities including ...

ISBN: 9781782385615

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Young People's Understandings of Men's Violence Against Women

by Nancy Lombard

<p>Globally, nationally and locally men’s violence against women is an endemic social problem and an enduring human rights issue. Unlike men who are most likely to be victims of stranger assaults and violence, official data shows that women are ...

ISBN: 9781134790678

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Youth and Violence: Reducing the Threat

by Casey, Maura

<p>Youth and Violence: Reducing the Threat</p><p>Violence has become a pervasive presence in American life, especially violence involving young people. Whether it manifests itself on the screen or on the streets, the central and most urgent ...

ISBN: 9781943028252

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