By R. Lundy Bancroft,Jay G. Silverman,Daniel Ritchie
By R. Lundy Bancroft,Jay G. Silverman,Daniel Ritchie
By Henri, Parens
When we glance for reasons for struggle we flip to historical past in addition to nationwide, ethnic, territorial, and or political concerns, between many others, yet we additionally are inclined to forget about the mental components that play a wide position. Parens discusses such mental elements that appear to steer huge teams into clash. principal between those are the psychodynamics of large-group narcissism. Interactional stipulations stand out: hyper-narcissistic large-groups have, in historical past, triggered a lot narcissistic damage to these they think they're better to. yet this can be in most cases via the narcissistically injured group’s experiencing excessive point adverse destructiveness towards their injury-perpetrator which, in time, will compel them to revenge. between teams which were engaged in serial conflicts, wars have from this psychodynamic narcissism-based cyclicity.
Parens info a number of the psychodynamics that led from international warfare I to international struggle II and their respective aftermath, and he addresses how significant components that gave upward thrust to those wars needs to, can, and feature been counteracted. In doing so, Parens considers thoughts through which civilization has and is constructively fighting wars, in addition to the necessity for additional cutting edge efforts to accomplish that finish.
By Daniel H. Rellstab,Christiane Schlote
War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably associated and the advanced nature of all 3 phenomena bargains profound possibilities for illustration and misrepresentation. This quantity brings jointly overseas individuals and practitioners from quite a lot of fields, practices, and backgrounds to discover and problematize textual and visible inscriptions of warfare and migration within the arts, the media, and in educational, public, and political discourses.
The essays during this assortment deal with the tutorial and political curiosity in representations of the migrant and the refugee, and view the built nature of different types and ideas resembling ‘war,’ ‘refuge(e),’ ‘victim,’ ‘border,’ ‘home,’ ‘non-place,’ and ‘dis/location.’ Contributing authors have interaction with probably the most urgent questions surrounding warfare, migration, and refugeehood in addition to with the ways that struggle and its multifarious results and repercussions in society are being framed, propagated, glorified, or contested.
This quantity initiates an interdisciplinary debate which re-evaluates the connection among struggle, migration, and refugeehood and their representations.
By Diane Enns
We be aware of that violence breeds violence. we want glance no additional than the wars within the western Balkans, the genocide in Rwanda, or the continued predicament in Israel and Palestine. yet we don’t understand how to house the messy ethical and political quandaries that outcome whilst sufferers turn into perpetrators. whilst the road among guilt and innocence wavers and we're faced by way of the soreness of the sufferer who turns to violence, judgment can give technique to ethical relativism or liberal tolerance, compassion to a pity that denies culpability. this is often the purpose of departure in The Violence of Victimhood and the impetus for its demand renewed concerns of accountability, judgment, compassion, and nonviolent politics.
To tackle her provocative questions, Diane Enns attracts on an surprisingly wide-ranging forged of characters from the fields of feminism, philosophy, peacebuilding, political idea, and psychoanalysis. within the strategy, she makes an unique contribution to every, enriching discussions which are another way constricted via disciplinary obstacles and an arid contrast among concept and practice.
By Larry C. Brubaker
Chapters are keyed to the kind of weapon utilized by suspects: cars, firearms, edged guns, or even baseball bats.
Contains a tribute to officials killed within the line of responsibility. Tables current statistical information regarding all shootings in this period.
By Walter S. DeKeseredy,Molly Dragiewicz,Martin D. Schwartz
By Hilary Neroni
In The Violent lady, Hilary Neroni brings psychoanalytically educated movie idea to undergo on problems with femininity, violence, and narrative in modern American cinema. interpreting such motion pictures as Thelma and Louise, Fargo, traditional Born Killers, and The lengthy Kiss Goodnight, Neroni explores why American audiences are so fascinated—even excited—by cinematic representations of violent girls, and what those representations exhibit approximately violence in our society and our cinema. Neroni argues that violent girls characters disrupt cinematic narrative and problem cultural beliefs, suggesting how tough it's for Hollywood—the maximum of ideology machines—to combine the violent girl into its commonplace narrative structure.
Hilary Neroni is affiliate Professor of English on the collage of Vermont.
By Deborah E. Barker
In this daring examine of cinematic depictions of violence within the south, Deborah E. Barker explores the continued legacy of the “southern rape advanced” in American movie. Taking as her start line D. W. Griffith’s notorious Birth of a Nation, Barker demonstrates how the tropes and imagery of the southern rape advanced proceed to claim themselves throughout a mess of genres, time classes, and stylistic modes.
Drawing from Gilles Deleuze’s paintings on cinema, Barker examines plot, discussion, and digital camera method as she considers numerous motion pictures: the tale of Temple Drake (1933), Sanctuary (1958), Touch of Evil (1958), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), and Cape Fear (1962). putting this physique of study within the context of the ancient classes while those motion pictures seemed and the literary resources on which they're established, Barker unearths the protean strength of cinematic racialized violence amid the moving cultural and political landscapes of the South and the kingdom as a whole.
By concentrating on usual literary and cinematic texts—each produced or set in the course of moments of nationwide trouble similar to the good melancholy or the civil rights movement—Barker’s Reconstructing Violence deals clean insights into the anxiousness that has underpinned sexual and racial violence in cinematic representations of the South.
By Pancho McFarland
By Livio Pepino