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The Politics of War and the Culture of Violence

Ali A. Mazrui

The Politics of War and the Culture of Violence

North South Essays

by Ali A. Mazrui

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Published by Africa World Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African studies,
  • Nonfiction / Politics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSeifudein Adem and Abdul Samed Bemath (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12376532M
    ISBN 101592215858
    ISBN 109781592215850

    Indonesia. Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book .   The Book of Revelation, the final book of the New Testament, has some of the most dramatic and frightening language in the Bible. In her new book Revelations: Visions, Prophecy and Politics .

      This paper contributes to debates on the crisis of the African state, particularly the challenge posed by the rent-seeking elite, ethnicity and political violence. In most accounts, Burundi's persistent civil war fits contemporary discourse of the failed neo-patrimonial state in which opportunistic elites mobilize ethnicity for economic gain. Political Violence and War 21 State of the Art Quantification in studies of war and security is a relatively recent addition to the social sciences. The pioneering works in this genre are Quincy Wright’s A Study of W ar (19 42 /19 65) and Le wis R ichardso n’s Sta tis tics of Dead ly Q ua rrels ().

    War is a state of prolonged violent large-scale conflict involving two or more groups of people, usually under the auspices of government. It is the most extreme form of collective violence. War is fought as a means of resolving territorial and other conflicts, as war of aggression to conquer territory or loot resources, in national self-defence or liberation, or to suppress attempts of part. Violence against women is a major problem in all countries, affecting women in every socio-economic group and at every life stage. Nowhere in the world do women share equal social and economic.


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The Politics of War and the Culture of Violence by Ali A. Mazrui Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ali A. Mazrui is arguably the leading African theorist on the role of violence in human affairs. This collection of essays illustrates his range. The spectrum of violence is from military coups and terrorism to nuclear proliferation, from individual assassinations to civil wars.3/5(2).

The Politics of War and the Culture of Violence: North South Essays Paperback – Novem by Ali A. Mazrui (Author), Seifudein Adem and Abdul Samed Bemath (Editor) See all formats and editionsCited by: 1. Th e Politics of War and the Culture of Violence: North South Essays.

Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Price:paperback; pages. Th e Politics of War and the Culture of Violence has been authored by Professor Ali A. Mazrui of the State University of New Yor k. THE POLITICS OF WAR AND THE CULTURE OF VIOLENCE: North-South-Essays, by Ali A.

Mazrui, Edited by Seifudein Adem and Abdul S. Bemath. The polity as family and fortress --Phallic symbols in politics and war --The resurrection of the warrior tradition --Conflict in Africa: an overview --Conflict and the bondage of boundaries --Nationalism, ethnicity and violence: the culture and ethnicity of combat --Liberation wars as clashes of civilizations: from Nelson Mandela to Yasir Arafat --Nationalism, power and Africa at war: in search of pan-African.

"Violence and War in Culture and the Media explores the roots of violence and war through the lenses of five very different disciplines (history, culture, sociology, politics and gender) with a focus on very different subjects, ranging from an original interpretation of Manet’s artwork "The Execution of Emperor Maximilian" to studies on early systems of communication in the Thirty Years Format: Hardcover.

the political offers an exploration into the politics of assigning blame for war, the influence of psychology on media actors, and new media political communication issues in relation to the state and the media the gender-studies perspective provides an analysis of violence and war from a gender studies viewpoint.

Politics is now an extension of the culture of war, and violence is a generative force in the production of everyday life.

Normalizing Violence The normalization of violence in US society is not only about how it is lived and endured, but also about how it becomes the connective tissue for holding different modes of governance, policies. Nineteen Eighty-Four. George Orwell’s last novel was published on 8 June by the socialist publisher Victor Gollancz and was an instant international best-seller, sell copies in its first year in Britain despite post-war rationing, and hundreds of thousands in the United States, where it was a Book-of-the-Month Club selection and a Reader’s Digest special.

This innovative book connects pre-war politics to patterns of violence during civil war. It argues that both local political rivalry and local revenge account for violence against civilians. The culture of war and intolerance takes humanity to a common grave.

Examining the history of civilization in this light, we come to the following unequivocal conclusion: humankind has to make a transition from the culture of war and violence to a culture of peace and harmony.

A culture of peace must be developed as a result of this. This book introduces the current debates surrounding this topic through five particular lenses: the historical involves an examination of historical patterns of the communication of violence.

This book explores the evolutionary context of terrorism and political violence. While evolutionary thinking has come to permeate both biological and social-science theorising, it has not yet been applied systematically to the areas of terrorism and political violence.

This volume seeks to do this. This volume examines the relationship between culture and violence, an aspect of the phenomenon heretofore neglected but of growing interest and importance.

Taking as their point of departure violence between groups within a state, or between the state and groups residing within it, the contributions seek to identify and analyse the possible.

the political offers an exploration into the politics of assigning blame for war, the influence of psychology on media actors, and new media political communication issues in relation to the state and the media the gender-studies perspective provides an analysis of.

As this powerful book argues, violence against women should be understood as a systemic problem—one for which the state must be held accountable. The twelve essays in Gender Violence in Peace and War present a continuum of cases where the state enables violence against women—from state-sponsored torture to lax prosecution of sexual assault.

Systems of Violence book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work examines the political, economic, and military factors /5(3). The English political theorist Thomas Hobbes argued that the central purpose of the state was to eradicate feelings of mutual fear and suspicion that could otherwise trigger violence.

This edited volume examines theoretical and empirical issues relating to violence and war and its implications for media, culture and society. Over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of books, films and art on the subject of violence and war.

However, this is the first volume that offers a varied analysis which has wider implications for several disciplines, thus providing the. The question of religious violence generates great debate in popular culture Christianity and political commentary today, most recently as the thirteenth novel in the all-time best-selling Christian thriller series Left Behind entitled The Rising: Before They Were Left Behind was released on March 1, From Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ to the Left Behind novels, the culture’s.

The Logic of Violence in Civil War is a book which challenges the conventional view of violence in civil wars as irrational. The main argument is that violence only emerges in those disputed territories, and it is generally driven not by the conflict itself, but by previous rancors and enmities among the population.

In fact, in the course of researching how the culture of politics changed after the s — the subject of my first book — I uncovered roughly 70 physically violent political confrontations between.Culture of fear (or climate of fear) is the concept that people may incite fear in the general public to achieve political or workplace goals through emotional bias; it was developed as a sociological framework by Frank Furedi and has been more recently popularized by .