The Ethnography of Political Violence

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  1. 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: 15th March 2019
    Hardback | £83.00
  2. 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: 27th July 2018
    Hardback | £58.00
  3. 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: 8th June 2018
    Hardback | £54.00
  4. 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: 4th May 2018
    Hardback | £58.00
  5. 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: 23rd March 2018
    Hardback | £66.00
  6. 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: 23rd January 2017
    Hardback | £54.00
  7. 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: 10th October 2016
    Hardback | £50.00
  8. 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: 27th June 2016
    Hardback | £41.00
  9. 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: 25th March 2016
    Hardback | £54.00
  10. 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: 13th November 2015
    Hardback | £66.00
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  11. 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: 14th April 2015
    Hardback | £50.00
  12. 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: 18th March 2015
    Hardback | £45.00
  13. On the Doorstep of Europe
    Published: 24th April 2014
    Hardback | £54.00
  14. 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: 26th March 2014
    Hardback | £50.00
  15. Conscientious Objectors in Israel
    Conscientious Objectors in Israel chronicles the personal experiences of two generations of Jewish Israeli conscientious objectors as they grapple with their consciences under the pressure of justifying their actions to the Israeli... Learn More
    Published: 14th March 2014
    Hardback | £41.00
  16. In My Mother's House
    This book examines how ordinary families and communities of minority groups in Sri Lanka have dealt with prolonged civil war and resulting issues as diverse as child recruitment, generational and gender conflicts, political terror,... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2013
    Paperback | £22.99
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