Download e-book for iPad: An Anthropology of War: Views from the Frontline by Alisse Waterston

By Alisse Waterston

ISBN-10: 184545622X

ISBN-13: 9781845456221

As we stream deeper into the twenty-first century, strength, deadly strength, and injustice proceed to blow up violently into conflict, and the customers for lasting peace glance even bleaker. The horrors of contemporary battle - the loss of life, dehumanization, and destruction of social and fabric infrastructures - have performed little to deliver an finish to armed conflict.

In this quantity, major chroniclers of warfare supply considerate and robust essays that give some thought to their ethnographic paintings on the frontlines. The individuals recount not just what they've got obvious and heard in battle zones but in addition what's being learn, studied, analyzed and remembered in such different destinations as Colombia and Guatemala, Israel and Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Haiti. In special stories from the sector, they give some thought to the $64000 factor of "accountability" and supply motives to parent explanations, styles, and practices of struggle. via this detailed lens, the individuals give you the perception and research wanted for a deeper realizing of 1 of the best problems with our times.

Contributors:

Avram Bornstein, Paul E. Farmer, R. Brian Ferguson, Lesley Gill, Beatriz Manz, Carolyn Nordstrom, Stephen Reyna, Jose N. Vasquez

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