Alisse Waterston's An Anthropology of War: Views from the Frontline PDF

By Alisse Waterston

As we stream deeper into the twenty-first century, energy, deadly strength, and injustice proceed to blow up violently into battle, and the clients for lasting peace glance even bleaker. The horrors of contemporary conflict - the demise, dehumanization, and destruction of social and fabric infrastructures - have performed little to deliver an finish to armed conflict.

In this quantity, major chroniclers of struggle supply considerate and robust essays that examine their ethnographic paintings on the frontlines. The members recount not just what they've got obvious and heard in conflict zones but in addition what's being learn, studied, analyzed and remembered in such different destinations as Colombia and Guatemala, Israel and Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Haiti. In unique stories from the sphere, they think of the $64000 factor of "accountability" and provide motives to figure motives, styles, and practices of struggle. via this precise lens, the participants give you the perception and research wanted for a deeper figuring out of 1 of the best problems with our times.

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Avram Bornstein, Paul E. Farmer, R. Brian Ferguson, Lesley Gill, Beatriz Manz, Carolyn Nordstrom, Stephen Reyna, Jose N. Vasquez

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