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Insurgencies: Constituent Power and the Modern State by Antonio Negri

Insurgencies: Constituent Power and the Modern State by Antonio Negri

By Antonio Negri

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In the 10 years because the preliminary booklet of Insurgencies , Antonio Negri's attractiveness as one of many world's premier political philosophers has grown dramatically. An invigorating appraisal of innovative suggestion, Insurgencies is either the precursor to and the ancient foundation for Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt's masterwork, Empire.

At the guts of this e-book is the clash among "constituent power," the democratic strength of innovative innovation, and "constituted power," the fastened strength of formal constitutions and relevant authority. This clash, Negri argues, defines the drama of recent rebellions. Now with a foreword via Michael Hardt, Insurgencies ends up in a brand new inspiration of the way strength and motion has to be understood if we're to accomplish a democratic future.

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The Risk of School Rampage: Assessing and Preventing Threats by E. Madfis

The Risk of School Rampage: Assessing and Preventing Threats by E. Madfis

By E. Madfis

Through analyzing prevented tuition rampage incidents, this paintings addresses challenging gaps in class violence scholarship and advances latest wisdom approximately mass homicide, violence prevention, bystander intervention, danger overview, and disciplinary coverage at school contexts.

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Violent and Non-Violent Disputes Involving Gang Youth by Lorine A. Hughes

Violent and Non-Violent Disputes Involving Gang Youth by Lorine A. Hughes

By Lorine A. Hughes

Hughes analyzes the incidence and backbone of dispute-related incidents related to black and white formative years road gangs in Chicago. Quantitative research comprises assessing situational variables instructed by way of the literature as correct to the incidence of violence. while attainable, interplay sequences are also tested. Qualitative research emphasizes topics concerning the stipulations below which disputes tend to emerge and both improve into violence or be "squashed." the result's a conceptual scheme that's invaluable for realizing how elements and tactics working on the micro-social point give a contribution to the incidence of disputes and effect the choice to have interaction in violence or to backtrack.

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The Flight of the Condor: Stories of Violence and War from by Jennifer Edwards (ed.)

The Flight of the Condor: Stories of Violence and War from by Jennifer Edwards (ed.)

By Jennifer Edwards (ed.)

After many years of violence of all types, what continues to be are the tales. heritage is revised and debated, its protagonists endure witness, its writers make sure that all of the ache has no longer been in useless. those tales from Colombia include soreness and love, and occasionally even humor, permitting us to work out an completely bright and pulsating nation amidst quite a bit demise and loss. We come upon townspeople conquer by means of worry, a guy begging unsuccessfully for his existence, an execution not on time for Christmas, the sounds and scents of burning espresso plantations, and different glimpses of day-by-day life.       This anthology displays a few of Colombia’s most interesting literary expertise, and almost all these tales look the following for the 1st time in English translation. They display the contradictions and complexities of the human , but additionally they supply desire for the longer term. of their daring revelations of the depths of melancholy, those writers supply gripping portrayals of humanity’s tenacious resistance to these very depths.   top Books for local basic Audiences, chosen by way of the yankee organization of faculty Librarians, and extraordinary ebook, chosen via the general public Library organization

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Post-Ottoman Coexistence: Sharing Space in the Shadow of by Rebecca Bryant

Post-Ottoman Coexistence: Sharing Space in the Shadow of by Rebecca Bryant

By Rebecca Bryant

In Southeast Europe, the Balkans, and center East, students frequently discuss with the “peaceful coexistence” of varied non secular and ethnic teams less than the Ottoman Empire earlier than ethnonationalist conflicts dissolved that shared house and created legacies of department. Post-Ottoman Coexistence interrogates methods of dwelling jointly and asks what practices enabled centuries of cooperation and sharing, in addition to how and whilst such sharing was once disrupted. members speak about either old and modern practices of coexistence in the context of ethno-national clash and its aftermath.

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Towards the Critique of Violence: Walter Benjamin and by Moran, Brendan; Salzani, Carlo (eds.)

Towards the Critique of Violence: Walter Benjamin and by Moran, Brendan; Salzani, Carlo (eds.)

By Moran, Brendan; Salzani, Carlo (eds.)

In the earlier and a part a long time, Walter Benjamin's early essay 'Towards the Critique of Violence' (1921) has taken a primary position in politico-philosophic debates. The complexity and maybe even the occasional obscurity of Benjamin's textual content have unquestionably contributed to the range, clash, and richness of latest readings. curiosity has heightened following the eye that philosophers comparable to Jacques Derrida and Giorgio Agamben have dedicated to it. Agamben's personal curiosity begun early in his profession together with his 1970 essay, 'On the bounds of Violence', and Benjamin's essay is still a basic reference in Agamben's work.

Written by means of across the world well-known students, Towards the Critique of Violence is the 1st booklet to discover politico-philosophic implications of Benjamin's 'Critique of Violence' and correlative implications of Benjamin's resonance in Agamben's writings. subject matters of this assortment contain mythic violence, the concepts of non-violent clash solution, ambiguity, future or destiny, determination and nature, and the relation among justice and considering. the quantity explores Agamben's utilization of yes Benjaminian subject matters, similar to Judaism and legislation, naked lifestyles, sacrifice, and Kantian adventure, culminating with the English translation of Agamben's 'On the bounds of Violence'.

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Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of by Christina B. Hanhardt

Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of by Christina B. Hanhardt

By Christina B. Hanhardt

Because the Seventies, a key target of lesbian and homosexual activists has been defense opposed to highway violence, in particular in homosexual neighborhoods. through the similar time, policymakers and personal builders declared the containment of city violence to be a most sensible precedence. during this very important e-book, Christina B. Hanhardt examines how LGBT demands "safe area" were formed through broader public defense projects that experience sought recommendations in policing and privatization and feature had devastating results alongside race and sophistication strains. Drawing on large archival and ethnographic examine in long island urban and San Francisco, Hanhardt strains the entwined histories of LGBT activism, city improvement, and U.S. coverage when it comes to poverty and crime over the last fifty years. She highlights the formation of a mainstream LGBT circulation, in addition to the very diverse trajectories through radical LGBT and queer grassroots enterprises. putting LGBT activism within the context of transferring liberal and neoliberal guidelines, secure area is a groundbreaking exploration of the contradictory legacies of the LGBT fight for protection within the urban.

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Why Not Kill Them All?: The Logic and Prevention of Mass by Daniel Chirot

Why Not Kill Them All?: The Logic and Prevention of Mass by Daniel Chirot

By Daniel Chirot

Genocide, mass homicide, massacres. The phrases themselves are chilling, evoking pictures of the slaughter of numerous innocents. What darkish impulses lurk in our minds that even this present day can justify the eradication of hundreds of thousands or even thousands of unarmed people stuck within the crossfire of political, cultural, or ethnic hostilities? this query lies on the center of Why now not Kill all of them? Cowritten by means of ancient sociologist Daniel Chirot and psychologist Clark McCauley, the ebook is going past exploring the factors that experience supplied the mental underpinnings for genocidal killings. It bargains a ancient and comparative context that provides as much as a causal taxonomy of genocidal occasions. instead of suggesting that such horrors are the made of irregular or felony minds, the authors emphasize the normality of those horrors: killing via class has happened on each continent and in each century. yet genocide is far much less universal than the imbalance of energy that makes it attainable. all through heritage human societies have built strategies geared toward proscribing intergroup violence. Incorporating ethnographic, old, and present political facts, this booklet examines the mechanisms of constraint that human societies have hired to mood partisan passions and decrease carnage. may well an knowing of those mechanisms lead the area of the twenty-first century clear of mass homicide? Why no longer Kill all of them? makes transparent that there are not any basic suggestions, yet that development is probably to be made via a mixture of foreign pressures, new associations and legislation, and schooling. If genocide is to turn into a grisly relic of the earlier, we needs to absolutely understand the complicated heritage of violent clash and the fight among hatred and tolerance that's waged within the human middle.

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Rethinking Serial Murder, Spree Killing, and Atrocities: by Robert Shanafelt, Nathan W. Pino

Rethinking Serial Murder, Spree Killing, and Atrocities: by Robert Shanafelt, Nathan W. Pino

By Robert Shanafelt, Nathan W. Pino

Multiple killings by means of serial or spree killers and the mass violence obvious in battle crimes and different atrocities have generally been understood as discrete type forms, that may foster the view that there are essentially other forms of people, together with "deviants" who're born evil and innately given to sadism or a callous loss of empathy. against this, this booklet considers the violence of those "deviants" by way of greater questions about human violence. as a result, as well as describing the lifestyles histories of a pattern of person serial and spree murderers, the e-book contains research of macro-level phenomena resembling genocide, mass rape and killing, and torture taking place less than stipulations of conflict, nation authorization, or political upheaval. the executive declare of the e-book is that, given the "right" blend of things happening at varied degrees of study, almost an individual can end up a killer or wrongdoer of atrocities. whereas it is important to appreciate person killers by way of the main points in their biographies, it's both the most important to appreciate political atrocities when it comes to the main points in their histories; and to work out that individuals and teams are constantly the made from complexly interacting assemblage approaches.

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Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving by Sarah Deer

Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving by Sarah Deer

By Sarah Deer

A normal advent to the social and criminal matters excited about acts of violence opposed to local ladies, this book's members are attorneys, social staff, social scientists, writers, poets, and sufferers. within the U.S. local girls are much more likely than ladies from the other team to undergo violence, from rape and battery to extra sophisticated kinds of abuse, and Sharing Our tales of Survival explores the reasons and outcomes of such habit. The tales and case-studies provided listed below are frequently painful and uncooked, and the information are overwhelmingly grim; yet a countervailing topic additionally runs via this tremendous informative quantity: a number of the girls who seem in those pages are survivors, frequently bolstered through their travails, and the violence tested this is human violence, which means that it may be replaced, if simply with a lot attempt and schooling. step one is to put out the reality for all to determine, and that's the objective comprehensive by way of this ebook.

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