ISBN-10:
0534522793
ISBN-13:
2900534522796
Pub. Date:
04/05/2005
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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-13: 2900534522796
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/05/2005
Series: Social Problems Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Jack David Eller earned his PhD in Anthropology from Boston University in 1991, after completing his own social science major at Hobart College. He has been teaching courses in both anthropology and sociology for over a decade, including the following: Cultural Anthropology, Economic Development and Culture, Comparative Cultures, Cultural Diversity in the Modern World, and Violence and Culture.

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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