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A Courageous Fool

Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the Death Penalty

by Todd C. Peppers & Margaret A. Anderson

<p>There have been many heroes and victims in the battle to abolish the death penalty, and Marie Deans fits into both of those categories. A South Carolina native who yearned to be a fiction writer, Marie was thrust by a combination of ...

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A Rhetorical Crime

Genocide in the Geopolitical Discourse of the Cold War

by Anton Weiss-Wendt

<p>The Genocide Convention was drafted by the United Nations in the late 1940s, as a response to the horrors of the Second World War. But was the Genocide Convention truly effective at achieving its humanitarian aims, or did it merely exacerbate

ISBN: 9780813594675

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Abetting Batterers

What Police, Prosecutors, and Courts Aren't Doing to Protect America's Women

by Andrew R. Klein & Jessica L. Klein

<p>Whatever the number, domestic violence victims remain far too many for a preventable crime. More and more victims of intimate partner violence are reaching out to police, prosecutors and judges only to be sorely disappointed, even betrayed. ...

ISBN: 9781442248281

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Aggression and Violence

A Social Psychological Perspective

by Brad J. Bushman

<p>This book provides a broad and contemporary overview of aggression and violence by some of the most internationally renowned researchers in the field. It begins with an integrative theoretical understanding of aggression and shows how animal ...

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Alice Lakwena and the Holy Spirits

War in Northern Uganda, 1985–97

by Heike Behrend

<p>In August 1986, Alice Auma, a young Acholi woman in northern Uganda, proclaiming herself under the orders of a Christian spirit named Lakwena, raised an army called the “Holy Spirit Mobile Forces.” With it she waged a war against perceived ...

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All You Ask For is Longing

New and Selected Poems

by Sean Thomas Dougherty

<div><p>For over twenty years Sean Thomas Dougherty has negotiated between modernist and avant-garde writing and more populist traditions that extend back to Walt Whitman. His subject matter ranges from basketball to Bjork, from blue collar ...

ISBN: 9781938160318

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American Literature, Lynching, and the Spectator in the Crowd

Spectacular Violence

by Debbie Lelekis

<p><em>American Literature, Lynching, and the Spectator in the Crowd: Spectacular Violence</em> examines spectatorship in American literature at the turn of the twentieth century, focusing on texts by Theodore Dreiser, Miriam Michelson, Irvin S.

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Amritsar 1984

A City Remembers

by Radhika Chopra

<p>This book explores a traumatic event known throughout India as Operation Bluestar. During the Operation, the Indian army entered one of Sikhism’s most sacred shrines, the Darbar Sahib in the city of Amritsar, to dislodge militants who had ...

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Apocalypse Deferred

Girard and Japan

by Jeremiah L. Alberg

<p>The thought of René Girard on violence, sacrifice, and mimetic theory has exerted a strong influence on Japanese scholars as well as around the world. In this collection of essays, originating from a Tokyo conference on violence and religion,

ISBN: 9780268100193

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Assault on the Small Screen

Representations of Sexual Violence on Prime Time Television Dramas

by Molly Ann Magestro, University of Wisconsin-Washington County

<span><span>Over the last few decades, television programs have attempted to depict some of the more troubling elements of society with a more conscientious approach. Issues that networks were once reluctant to broadcast—such as sexual abuse, ...

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Assessing Dangerousness

Violence by Batterers and Child Abusers, Second Edition

by Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN

<p>This updated edition of the classic book on risk assessment presents the latest research regarding the prediction of interpersonal violence. In clear and accessible language, the authors address the specific variables involved in the ...

ISBN: 9780826116833

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Audience Responses to Real Media Violence

The Knockout Game

by Mary Grace Antony

<p>Audience Responses to Real Media Violence: The Knockout Game considers an emerging and relatively overlooked area of media effects research: user-generated cellphone videos that feature real violence and its victims. Focusing specifically on ...

ISBN: 9780739196120

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Battered Women as Survivors

by Lee Ann Hoff

<p>First published in 1990, this book is basedon a field study of domestic abuse victims and their social network members. In a life history perspective, using values and network analysis, it uncovers the social context of a ‘secret’ crime ...

ISBN: 9781317202479

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Between Vengeance and Forgiveness

Facing History after Genocide and Mass Violence

by Martha Minow

<p>The rise of collective violence and genocide is the twentieth century's most terrible legacy. Martha Minow, a Harvard law professor and one of our most brilliant and humane legal minds, offers a landmark book on our attempts to heal after ...

ISBN: 9780807045084

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Beyond Testimony and Trauma

Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

by Steven High

<p>This book will be of interest to oral and public historians; researchers engaged in collaborative research (particularly community-university collaboration); teachers of research methods and ethics; specialists in Labour Studies, Holocaust, ...

ISBN: 9780774828956

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Birthed from Scorched Hearts

Women Respond to War

by MariJo Moore

<p>Award-winning author MariJo Moore asked women from around the world to consider the devastating nature of conflict—inner wars, outer wars, public battles, and personal losses. Their answers, in the form of poignant poetry and essays, examine ...

ISBN: 9781555918828

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Blood, Bullets and Bodies

by Imani M. Tafari-Ama

<p>The true story of Blood, Bullets and Bodies: a critical multimedia exposé about the factors subverting the political will to act in the best interest of the poor, even when explicit just cause exists for such altruistic action to take ...

ISBN: 9781786451378

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Broken Gourds

by Beresford McLean

<p> </p> <p><em>Broken Gourds</em> is set in Albion, Jamaica between 1880s and 1950s. Descendants of the British continue exploiting the progeny of African ex-slaves.</p> <p>Dada, a simpleton and main character is born of lowly African ...

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Bullies + Teen Dating = Bullying

by Linda Culbreth

<p>Now Here’s How To Do It!<br />This book is:<br />Easy to read, easy to use.<br />Confidence booster for both parents & teens.<br />For parents of both girls & guys.<br />A resource for parents of those who may become abused, those abused, & ...

ISBN: 9781301000005

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Bully-Crossing The Line

by Edward Culleny

<p>Gene, a junior high school student, is constantly harassed, ridiculed, and left feeling like the world would be better off without him. Trying to conceal his embarrassment, he inadvertently drags his best friends Melissa and Sandy into a ...

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