Violence and Culture: A Cross-Cultural and Interdisciplinary Approach / Edition 1

Violence and Culture: A Cross-Cultural and Interdisciplinary Approach / Edition 1

by Jack David Eller
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534522793

ISBN-13: 9780534522797

Pub. Date: 04/05/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

VIOLENCE AND CULTURE: A CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH brings together in a single readable volume the widest possible range of material on violence as a modern and international cultural problem. It uniquely combines comprehensive theoretical discussion with rich empirical description and analysis in a global approach. Violence, if not more

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VIOLENCE AND CULTURE: A CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH brings together in a single readable volume the widest possible range of material on violence as a modern and international cultural problem. It uniquely combines comprehensive theoretical discussion with rich empirical description and analysis in a global approach. Violence, if not more prevalent, is definitely attracting more attention than ever before in academic arenas as well as the public arena. It has become a central feature of the 21st century and students and the American public are hungry to know and understand the roots of violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534522797
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/05/2005
Series:
Social Problems Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
149,413
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Cross-cultural Approaches to Violence: The Problem of Definition and Research. 2. Theoretical Approaches to Violence: Biological, Psychological, and Social. 3. Violence in Cross-cultural Context: Introduction and Nonviolent Societies. 4. Violence in Cross-cultural Context: Traditional and Complex Violent Societies. 5. Gender and Intimate Violence. 6. Religious Violence: Introduction. 7. Religious Violence: Case Studies. 8. Political Violence: Introduction. 9. Political Violence: Case Studies. 10. Violence in American Society: Introduction. 11. Violence in American Society: Case Studies. Glossary of Selected Anthropological Terms. Bibliography.

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