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Some are born to endless night: structural violence across-the-border

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses works that highlight the often disavowed across-the-border continuity of structural violence on Hispaniola. Written by authors and directors born in Haiti, the Dominican ... More


Rwanda: The Social Roots of Genocide  

Peter Uvin

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over one million Tutsi children, women, men, and opposition politicians, were slaughtered on April 7, 1994, when a premeditated genocide started in Rwanda. That massive killing was the peak of a ... More


Structural Violence, Political Violence, and the Health Costs of Civil Conflict: A Case Study from Peru

Tom Leatherman and R. Brooke Thomas

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Over past decades, armed conflict has claimed millions of lives and left many more prone to hunger, malnutrition, disease, psychological trauma, and the chronic effects of disrupted lives, ... More


Socio-structural violence against the poor

Jane Jones and Cathy McCormack

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter is approached from the critical perspective of community activism and popular education, with which the authors have been involved for over 30 years. It is informed by their working ... More


The Bioarchaeology of Structural Violence: A Theoretical Model and a Case Study

Haagen D. Klaus

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The act of simply noting the presence or absence of skeletal trauma is not enough; bioarchaeologists need to expand and take more into consideration as violence involves much more than trauma. As ... More


Identity

Michael K. Jerryson

in Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793235
eISBN:
9780199897438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793235.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the fifth religious dimension to the conflict in southern Thailand, identity. U.S. scholarship of Thailand has traditionally neglected the role of race and its interplay with ... More


Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Niels Teunis and Gilbert Herdt (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book signals the emergence of a new paradigm of social analysis committed to understanding and analyzing social oppression in the context of sexuality and gender. The contributors, an ... More


“Illegality,” Mass Deportation, and the Threat of Violent Arrest: Structural Violence and Social Suffering in the Lives of Undocumented Migrant Workers in Israel

Sarah S. Willen

in Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing, and Making Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754057
eISBN:
9780804768122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754057.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how migrant workers' lives are shaped and constrained by multiple, overlapping forms of “structural violence.” It concentrates on the mass deportation campaign of migrant ... More


Structural Violence and Early Childhood Development

Andrew Dawes and Amelia van der Merwe

in Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the influence of structural violence on early child development and the family environment. In contrast to direct violence, structural violence manifests as unequal exposure to ... More


Exploring Indian Peace Perspectives in the New Millennium

Priyankar Upadhyaya

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter argues that India’s recent scorecard in leading indigenous and innovative peace discourses onto the global template is not impressive despite the rich legacy of peace ideas and values ... More


Conclusion

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the individual life choices of the dancers, and their perceptions of sustainable alternatives to work in the legal sex industry must be understood in the context of feminized ... More


Children, Motherhood, and the Routinization of Pain and Sacrifice

Cecilia Menjívar

in Enduring Violence: Ladina Women's Lives in Guatemala

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267664
eISBN:
9780520948419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267664.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter concentrates on the San Alejo ladinas as mothers. It places emphasis on the self-denial and suffering their identity carries without relying on the uncritical binary of women as ... More


Gendering and engendering violence in women’s everyday lives

Suzanne Clisby and Julia Holdsworth

in Gendering women: Identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847426772
eISBN:
9781447311645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426772.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores understandings and experiences of gender-based violence and argues that GBV should be located along a broad, socio-culturally entrenched continuum of violence against women and ... More


Insurrection as anti-securitization communication

Michael Loadenthal

in The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

In the final chapter, the reader is tasked with evaluating three central claims. First, the question of canonization is revisited to argue not for a library of thought based in aged texts, but rather ... More


Traps of Violence: A Human Rights Analysis of Relationships between Peace and Development

Bård Anders Andreassen

in Promoting Peace Through International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722731
eISBN:
9780191789496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722731.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The structural violence doctrine refers to violence where social structures, relations, and institutions threaten peace and peoples’ basic interests and needs. It is inherently related to social ... More


Responding at the structural (S) level

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

in Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter uses critical theory to explore how youth workers need to consciously seek to avoid collusion with structural violence. The authors’ data suggests that many young people across the EU ... More


HIV Status, Risk, and Prevention Needs among Latino and Non-Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men in Connecticut

Scott Clair and Merrill Singer

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

According to a study by Singer and Marxuach-Rodriguez (1996), Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) were at higher risk of HIV infection than their white counterparts. This chapter examines the HIV ... More


Structural Violence in ecological systems

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The final substantive chapter explores the structural violence in the fishing industry. The circumstances of the wreck of the fishing boat Kathryn Jane and the death of her crew are examined in ... More


Introduction

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the lives of people who engage in sex work, through a combination of ethnographic analysis and self-representation. Sex work is always embedded in a life matrix of individual ... More


Mechanisms of Reconfiguration: Challenging Policies of Separation

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Despite the challenges of unilateralism and separation and the lack of significant socio-political change, activists continued their struggle for peace and justice in 2008. This chapter discusses how ... More


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