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Violence. Political violence

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  • Jung - rechts - unpolitisch?by Stefan Dierbach

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.19

    Ist Rechte Gewalt nicht mehr als eine altersbedingte Krisenreaktion? Aufgrund des meist jungen Alters der Täter wird bei der Analyse rechter Gewalttaten oft angenommen, dass diese nicht primär ideologisch begründet sind. Stefan Dierbach zeigt auf, welche Risiken mit einer solchen Diagnose von »Jugendgewalt« im Hinblick auf ein Verständnis der Akteure... more...

  • Political Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islamby Jonathan Fine

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99

    This analysis of the evolution of religious political violence outlines the differences between secular and religious political violence, on ideological, strategic, and tactical levels before comparing the concept of Holy War in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Lastly, it shows how modern radical monotheistic religious groups interpret and manipulate... more...

  • Preventing Political Violence Against Civiliansby Aoibhín de Búrca

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    The increased targeting of civilians by militants raises serious and profound questions for policy-makers. Examining conflict in Northern Ireland, Israel and Palestine, this book focuses on ethno-nationalist militant groups and formulates a model to constrain violence against civilians. more...

  • Reinhold Niebuhr's Paradoxby Daniel Malotky

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 69.99

    We are caught between tendencies toward moral paralysis and postures of violence, with their intellectual birthing grounds reflected even among those who consciously seek to avoid them. Reinhold Niebuhr?s paradoxical conception of the self, and his defense of traditional Christian convictions in this light, opens the door to a deeper understanding... more...

  • The State, Identity and Violenceby R. Brian Ferguson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    In this book, a collection of experts investigate the varied forces - from global systems to local beliefs - that lead to civil violence, chaos and, perhaps, a new political order. The State, Identity and Violence explores acts of mass violence occurring within national borders and examines the links such acts have to personal identities and how they... more...

  • Transforming Violent Political Movementsby Kevin E. Grisham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the factors that influence violent rebellious political organisations to transform into other entities, such as political parties, criminal organisations and terrorist organisations. From the end of the Second World War until 1990, many events in the world centred on the bipolar struggle between the United States and the USSR.... more...

  • Violence, Extremism and Transformationby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Based on the results of the Bertelsmann Transformation Index 2006 (BTI), this study challenges widespread assumptions and stereotypes about the nature of political violence. It reminds us that religious extremism, while on the rise, accounts for only a small fracture of armed conflict in the world. Moreover, Western countries' preoccupation... more...

  • Violence for Equality (Routledge Revivals)by Ted Honderich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Violence for Equality, first published in 1989, questions the morality of political violence and challenges the presuppositions, inconsistencies and prejudices of liberal-democratic thinking. This book should be of interest to teachers and students of philosophy and politics. more...

  • Warlords Risingby Troy S. Thomas; Stephen D. Kiser; William D. Casebeer

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 40.99

    As non-state armed groups gain greater access to resources and networks through global interconnectivity, they have come to dominate the terrain of illegal trade in drugs, guns, and humans. Warlords Rising arms those confronting the mounting non-state challenge by delivering an innovative, interdisciplinary framework of analysis designed to improve... more...

  • A World Ignitedby Martin Tolchin; Susan J. Tolchin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 18.99

    A World Ignited is about the surge of anger that has swept the world in the last decade, its myriad causes, its toll in lives and human misery. The authors conclude this important and timely book in an upbeat manner with a look at the politics of hope and what can be done to halt, and even reverse, this cacophony of hate. more...