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Human Remains and Mass Violence

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Book Series: Human Remains and Violence ISBN: 9780719096501 9781526125026 Year: DOI: 10.26530/oapen_628394 Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: FP7 Ideas: European Research Council||Knowledge Unlatched - 283617||100124
Subject: Social Sciences
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This book outlines for the first time in a single volume the theoretical and methodological tools for a study of human remains resulting from episodes of mass violence and genocide. Despite the highly innovative and contemporary research into both mass violence and the body, the most significant consequence of conflict - the corpse - remains absent from the scope of existing research. Why have human remains hitherto remained absent from our investigation, and how do historians, anthropologists and legal scholars, including specialists in criminology and political science, confront these difficult issues? By drawing on international case studies including genocides in Rwanda, the Khmer Rouge, Argentina, Russia and the context of post-World War II Europe, this ground-breaking edited collection opens new avenues of research. Multidisciplinary in scope, this volume will appeal to readers interested in an understanding of mass violence's aftermath.

Le passé des émotions

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ISBN: 9782753535053 9782753552951 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires de Rennes
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License: OpenEdition licence for Books

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L’émotion permet d’appréhender des usages politiques du passé dans un temps présent prêtant à controverses. Tel est le cas dans les « sociétés de mémoire » d’Amérique latine et d’Espagne marquées du sceau des passions politiques. Cet ouvrage invite ainsi à repenser non seulement l’histoire incarnée de sociétés en mouvement, mais également le statut de l’historien dans la cité du temps présent.

Destruction and Human Remains

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Book Series: Human Remains and Violence ISBN: 9780719096020 9781526125002 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: FP7 Ideas: European Research Council||Knowledge Unlatched - 283617||100120
Subject: Law
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Destruction and human remains investigates a crucial question frequently neglected in academic debate in the fields of mass violence and genocide studies: what is done to the bodies of the victims after they are killed? In the context of mass violence, death does not constitute the end of the executors' work. Their victims' remains are often treated and manipulated in very specific ways, amounting in some cases to true social engineering, often with remarkable ingenuity. To address these seldom-documented phenomena, this volume includes chapters based on extensive primary and archival research to explore why, how and by whom these acts have been committed through recent history. Interdisciplinary in scope, Destruction and human remains will appeal to readers interested in the history and implications of genocide and mass violence, including researchers in anthropology, sociology, history, politics and modern warfare.

Gewalt als Risiko in der offenen Jugendarbeit

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ISBN: 9783863882426 9783863880705 Year: Pages: 308 DOI: 10.3224/86388070 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Social and Public Welfare
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How do professionals in open youth work deal with violence among young people? On the basis of an ethnographic study based on Grounded Theory, the author points out different processing strategies. The results show that professionals primarily interpret and deal with violence as a risk. It becomes clear that the action strategies of the social workers refer to approaches of sanctioning pedagogy on the one hand and youth work as education on the other. The ethnographic study in the style of Grounded Theory with a professional theoretical perspective was conducted in five different youth clubs over a period of one and a half years. Although violence between young people is relatively rare, it is omnipresent in the thinking of professional forces as a scenario that could develop. The presentation of typical situations from youth clubs shows that they constantly act in the sense of violence prevention close to everyday life and try to prevent a violent development through targeted action strategies. Within this framework, it becomes clear that two patterns of professional problem construction are central - on the one hand, following the sanctioning pedagogy, on the other hand, an understanding of youth work as education. Against this background, the interpretation and action strategies of skilled workers were discussed.

Rückkehr unerwünscht

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ISBN: 9783205794998 Year: Pages: 658 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_480818 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 83
Subject: History
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"Rückkehr unerwünscht" (Return Undesired) is the first systematic study on deportation in the Habsburg empire. The measures taken against protestants, deviants and losers in the modernisation process are both delineated in detail and in their european contexts.Concerning the historiography of the Habsburg empire this volume is breaking new ground in respect of deportation. Whereas scholars in the field of Contemporary History tend to view them as merely epiphenomena of totalitarianism, a more closer reconstruction of its "protohistory" reveals it as an instrument of punishment, of demonstration of power and of population policies that were widely and in a rather "modern" way used in the Habsburg Monarchy as early as in the 18th century. The first chapters are focusing on a synoptic view of the major European powers of the Early Modern Period (Portugal, France, Spain, Russia, the Netherlands) and their attitudes towards deportation as well as on the sürgün-method in the Ottoman empire. The following chapters are dealing with all hitherto known deportations in the Habsburg realm of the Early Modern Era as well as with the rekindled debate on it around 1900. The notion that a country without colonies would be uninterested in deportations as well, is untenable. On the contrary, the Habsburg empire with its measures taken against protestants, deviants and losers in the modernisation process was just numerically ranking in a significant position. The study is grounded on intense archival research, which brought forth a multitude of essential documents that were hitherto unknown or looked over. Eight case studies comprise different regions of the empire and are situated amongst most diverse social strata. All in all they are intended to serve as major building blocks for a "History of Violence in the Habsburg Empire" yet to be written.

Building a Peace Economy?

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Book Series: New Approaches to Conflict Analysis ISBN: 9780719087301 9781526129376 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100905
Subject: Political Science
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This book critically examines the range of policies and programmes that attempt to manage economic activity that contributes to political violence. It offers a new framework for understanding both the problem of economic activity in conflict zones as well as programmes aimed at managing these and transforming them into more peaceful economic and political relationships. Through this examination, both the problems of liberal modes of peacebuilding, implemented by the development-security industry, and opportunities for policy innovation are explored. Useful charts and frameworks throughout the book provide the reader with a range of analytical tools that can be easily used to explore war economies and related policies in a range of contexts, making this book an essential read for students, policy makers and aid practitioners working in a range of disciplines and conflict-affected areas.

Les Écoles dans la guerre

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ISBN: 9782757407653 9782757414279 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires du Septentrion
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L'École n’est pas hors du monde et hors du temps. Lorsque les « malheurs de la guerre » frappent un territoire et ses habitants, les acteurs éducatifs et les structures scolaires sont touchés. La mobilisation des hommes pour le combat atteint les personnels et les plus grands élèves ainsi que les étudiants, qui délaissent la plume et le verbe pour l’épée et le fusil. À l’arrière, les acteurs de l’École tentent de maintenir en vie les structures scolaires et universitaires et de les mobiliser ...

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