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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

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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. ...

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Active Shooter - Workplace Violence Preparedness: P.A.C.E.

Prepare, Act, Care, Evacuate

by James Cameron

<p>Active Shooter tragic situations cannot be predicted, so preparation is critical.  Waiting ensures one thing, you won’t be prepared should an incident occur. That is why James Cameron has developed a unique program called P.A.C.E. - Prepare, ...

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Against Humanity

Lessons from the Lord's Resistance Army

by Sam Dubal

<p><em>“Gunya is a woman in her late twenties. Soldiers of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) abducted her when she was eleven years old and forcefully conscripted her into the rebel ranks. Gunya spent a little over a decade with the rebels before

ISBN: 9780520968752

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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

<p>Dougherty was awarded a Fulbright Lectureship to the Balkans from the U.S. State Department</p> <p>Awarded two Pennsylvania Council for the Arts fellowships in poetry</p> <p>Well-known in the early days of the performance-poetry scene, ...

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America the Beautiful and Violent

Black Youth and Neighborhood Trauma in Chicago

by Dexter Voisin

<p>Widespread media narratives portray an epidemic of neighborhood violence in urban areas—often ignoring the structural explanations advanced by community organizers fighting violence and activists such as those in the Movement for Black Lives.

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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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An Education In Victimisation

by Markus Heinrich Rehbach

<p>Essential reading for anyone who is, or is thinking of becoming, a teacher, this book details my personal experiences of workplace victimisation with the New South Wales Department of Education. It then goes on to place my personal ...

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An Ethnography of Gun Violence Prevention Activists

“We are Thinking People”

by Teal Rothschild

<p>This work builds on established literature that is centered on how the activists see themselves, their groups, and the national movement promoting gun violence prevention. This study focuses on two contemporary social organizations that are ...

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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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Armed Deterrence: Countering Soft Target Attacks - Open Carry Firearms Policy for ROTC Detachments for Protection From Mass Shootings, Active Shooters and Self-Radicalized Lone-Wolf Terrorist Attacks

by Progressive Management

<p>This report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The continued rise of self-radicalized lone-wolf terrorist attacks and mass shootings by mentally unstable individuals presents significant ...

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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

<p>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, sexual ...

ISBN: 9781442253988

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Baghdad Burning II

More Girl Blog from Iraq

by Riverbend

<p><strong>Riverbend, the young Iraqi woman whose “articulate, even poetic prose packs an emotional punch,” continues her blog from her hometown of Baghdad (<em>The New York Times</em>).</strong></p> <p>Riverbend, the pseudonymous recipient of ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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