The Ethnography of Political Violence

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  1. States of Dispossession
    States of Dispossession highlights everyday experiences in an attempt to understand the persistent and intangible effects of dispossession and the ways people of differing religious and ethnic backgrounds remember, experience,... Learn More
    Published: 8th November 2019
    Hardback | £60.00
  2. Hutu Rebels
    Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in a rebel camp located deep in the Congo forest, Anna Hedlund explores the micropolitics and practices of everyday life in a community of Hutu rebel fighters and their families and attempts to... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2019
    Hardback | £65.00
  3. Making Peace with Your Enemy
    In its comparative analysis of postcolonial South Africa and Algeria and its examination of narratives of ex-combatants, Making Peace with Your Enemy demonstrates how former adversaries face a similar challenge: how to extricate... Learn More
    Published: 14th June 2019
    Hardback | £86.00
  4. The Israeli Radical Left
    Fiona Wright traces the ethics and politics of radical Jewish Israeli leftwing activists who challenge the violence perpetrated by their state and in their name. She imparts the ways in which activists constantly negotiate their... Learn More
    Published: 24th August 2018
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  5. Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain
    Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain shows how the deep processes of everyday political whiteness shape the state's failure to provide effective remedies for ethnic, racial, and religious minorities who continue to face... Learn More
    Published: 6th July 2018
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  6. Settling Hebron
    In Settling Hebron, Tamara Neuman presents the first critical ethnography of the Jewish settler populations in Kiryat Arba and the adjacent Jewish Quarter in the Old City of Hebron, considered by many Israelis as the most "ideological"... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2018
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  7. Resisting Occupation in Kashmir
    Resisting Occupation in Kashmir considers the social and legal dimensions of India's occupation of Kashmir and the ways in which Kashmiri youth are drawing on the region's history of armed rebellion to reimagine the freedom struggle... Learn More
    Published: 20th April 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
  8. War Is Coming
    War Is Coming is an ethnographic study that sheds light on the everyday conversations, practices, and experiences of people in Lebanon who live in between moments of political violence, remember past wars, and anticipate future... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2017
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  9. Sovereignty in Exile
    Tracing social, political, and economic changes among Sahrawi refugees, Sovereignty in Exile reveals the dynamics of a postcolonial liberation movement that has endured for decades in the deserts of North Africa while trying to... Learn More
    Published: 7th November 2016
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  10. No Place for Grief
    Through a detailed ethnographic account of the everyday lives of detainees' wives in the occupied Palestinian Territory, No Place for Grief reveals the ways in which the normalization of these women's distress is intrinsically... Learn More
    Published: 25th July 2016
    Hardback | £47.00
  11. Remediation in Rwanda
    Kristin Conner Doughty examines how Rwandans navigated the combination of harmony and punishment in grassroots courts purportedly designed to rebuild the social fabric in the wake of the 1994 genocide.... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 2016
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  12. Culture and PTSD
    Culture and PTSD examines the applicability of PTSD to cultural contexts beyond Europe and North America and details local responses to trauma and how they vary from PTSD as defined by the American Psychiatric Association.... Learn More
    Published: 11th December 2015
    Hardback | £69.00
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  13. Citizens of an Empty Nation
    Building on long-term ethnographic research at the first integrated school of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Citizens of an Empty Nation offers a ground-level view of how reunification processes are negotiated by Bosnian youth, shedding... Learn More
    Published: 12th May 2015
    Hardback | £56.00
  14. Kabul Carnival
    Offering one of the first long-term on-the-ground ethnographies of Afghanistan since the arrival of allied forces in 2001, Kabul Carnival explores the contradictions, ambiguities, and unintended effects of the emancipatory projects... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2015
    Hardback | £52.00
  15. On the Doorstep of Europe
    Published: 22nd May 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
  16. Histories of Victimhood

    Histories of Victimhood

    Edited by Steffen Jensen and Henrik Ronsbo

    Series The Ethnography of Political Violence

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    This volume of original essays tackles the dilemmas surrounding the ways in which victims and victimhood are socially, politically, and culturally constructed, asking: How do we recognize and acknowledge suffering without objectifying... Learn More
    Published: 23rd April 2014
    Hardback | £56.00
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