Cultures Under Siege

Cultures Under Siege

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Collective violence changes the perpetrators, victims, and societies in which it occurs. It targets the body, the psyche, and the socio-cultural order. How do people come to terms with these tragic events? This groundbreaking collection of essays by anthropologists, psychologists and psychoanalysts, drawing on field research in many different parts of the world, profits from an interdisciplinary dialogue. Providing provocative, at times deeply troubling, insights into the darker side of humanity, it also proposes new ways of understanding the terrible things that people are capable of doing to each other.Is it hard to concentrate on your work during this time? 12. How long do you think the war will last? 1 3. How does it feel to have a gas mask on? 14. Are you worried about coming home one day and finding your house wrecked? 15. Do youanbsp;...

Title:Cultures Under Siege
Author:Antonius C. G. M. Robben, Marcelo Su'arez-Orozco
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2000-09-14


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