Local Acts of Violence: Global Issues

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Local Acts of Violence: Global Issues

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Edited by Rochelle Green

Year: 2015

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A multi-disciplinary as well as an international exploration of the topic of violence and seeks to appreciate some of the complex ways in which violence is perpetuated.

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This volume presents research presented at the 10th Global Conference on Violence in Prague. Each of the chapters  reflect a multi-disciplinary as well as an international exploration of the topic of violence and seeks to appreciate some of the complex ways in which violence is perpetuated as well as how it can be mitigated. Topics covered include domestic violence, violence against foreigners, and the representations of victims of violence.

Introduction
Rochelle Green

A Response to Violence: The Iconography of Human Agency in Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s Portraiture
Paula Horta

Scapegoating the Foreigner: A Girardian View of the Continuing Violence in South Africa
Wendy Isaacs-Martin

The Role of Social Capital in Combating Domestic Violence
Nino Javakhishvili, Maka Lortkipanidze and Ann Petriashvili

Rochelle Green is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.  She specializes in social and political philosophy, feminism, and 20th century continental thought.