Perspectives on Violence and Violent Death (Death, Value and by Robert G Stevenson,Gerry R Cox

By Robert G Stevenson,Gerry R Cox

This booklet examines violence. It seems on the nature and kinds of violence, the explanations of violence, and the emotional wake left through violent episodes. within the 20th century, the realm skilled international wars and numerous different wars. Many hundreds of thousands died violent deaths from homicide, loss of life squads, purges, riots, revolutions, ethnic detoxification, rape, theft, household violence, suicide, gang violence, terrorist acts, genocide, and in lots of alternative ways. As we entered the twenty-first century, we skilled Sept. 11, the crimson Lake college deaths, suicide bombers, and extra mass dying led to by means of the activities of governments, revolutionaries, terrorists, and nonetheless extra wars. the necessity to higher comprehend violence, either deadly and non-lethal, to realize the numerous varieties of violence, and to profit find out how to continue to exist within the aftermath of violent dying are the point of interest of "Perspectives on Violence and Violent Death."

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Perspectives on Violence and Violent Death (Death, Value and Meaning Series)

This ebook examines violence. It seems to be on the nature and kinds of violence, the motives of violence, and the emotional wake left by means of violent episodes. within the 20th century, the area skilled international wars and numerous different wars. Many thousands died violent deaths from homicide, loss of life squads, purges, riots, revolutions, ethnic detoxification, rape, theft, family violence, suicide, gang violence, terrorist acts, genocide, and in lots of alternative ways.

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