Cultural shaping of violence : victimization, escalation, response /

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Imprint:West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, c2004.
Description:330 p. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Violence -- Cross-cultural studies.
Cross-cultural studies.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Anderson, Myrdene, 1934-
ISBN:1557533458 (cloth)
1557533733 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part 2. Social Regulation of Anti-Social Behavior
  • VIII. Violent Crime and the Loss of Fathers: Beyond the Long Arm
  • IX. The Godmother as Mediator: Constraining Violence in a Zapotec Village of Oaxaca, Mexico
  • X. Honor and Violence in a Brazilian Slum: Gendered Checks and Balances in the Politics of Everyday Life
  • XI. Reprimand and Respect, Love and Fear in Experiences of Violence in Colombia
  • XII. The Paradox of Politeness
  • Part 3. Institutional Architectures Mediating and Memorializing Violence
  • XIII. Violence by the Book: Redefining the Legitimate Use of Force in Municipal Policing
  • XIV. Fortunes of War: From Primitive Warfare to Nuclear Policy in Anthropological Thought
  • XV. Combat, Emotions, and the "Enemy": Metaphors of Soldiering in a Unit of Israeli Infantry Reserves
  • I. Introduction: The Careless Feeding of Violence in Culture
  • XVI. Being Broken in the Marines: The Social Construction of Belonging in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • XVII. Epistemic Violence, Smear-Campaigns, and Hit-Lists: Disappearing the Palestinians
  • XVIII. Violence Within and Against the Pacific
  • XIX. Liberation, De-Liberations, and Stallings, Or, Is the "Post"-Here Yet?
  • Part 4. Escalating Ecologies of Perturbation
  • XX. Violence in Madura: The Interplay of Resource, Culture, and History
  • XXI. Ambivalent Exchanges: The Violence of Patronazgo in the Upper Amazon
  • XXII. Taiwan's Consumerism, Gangs, and Violence
  • XXIII. Intended Social Effects of a Culture of Impunity: The Case of Guatemala
  • XXIV. Political Violence and the Public Eye
  • Part 1. Children and Women First? Violence Close to Home
  • XXV. Violence as Culture: "Educating" Political Prisoners in Romania
  • XXVI. The Moral Cycle of Egoistic and Altruistic Violence: A Century of Bloodshed in Colombia
  • Part 5. Loose Ends: Reflections and Epilogue
  • XXVII. Reflections on the Saami at Loose Ends
  • XXVIII. Epilogue: Denaturing Cultural Violence
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • II. Violence Absorbed: Lives of Children in an American City
  • III. School Power, Children's Play, and the Timing of Recess Violence
  • IV. Growing Up with Violence in Northern Ireland: Making Meaning of Institutionalized Violence
  • V. Believed and Not Believed: Community Reaction to Rape in Mexico and the U.S.
  • VI. "Here the Cock Does Not Crow, For He Is Not the Lord of the Land": Machismo, Insecurity, and Male Violence in Brazil
  • VII. Transformations in Domestic Violence and Conflict Resolution within a Midwestern U.S. Nuer Refugee Community