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Interpersonal Violence: Differences and Connections

Interpersonal Violence: Differences and Connections (Hardback)

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From early modernity to today, society has encountered various forms of interpersonal violence. Through exploration of particular areas within Europe and Russia to Africa, America and Asia, this collection presents both differences and connections among various forms of interpersonal violence in different times, places, institutional orders and relationships. Interpersonal Violence introduces research results from studies in various disciplines, such as history, sociology, social policy social work, cultural studies, and gender studies. In focusing on the diverse and often ignored social locations and cultural backgrounds of interpersonal violence, the book demonstrates 1) how the specificity of temporality and spatiality affect the manifestation of violence, 2) how the dynamics of intersectional and institutional differences are located in social space and time, and 3) how the different forms of violence in different times are affectively, conceptually and discursively connected. With its comprehensive and integrative approach, this book is a key tool book for understanding the phenomenon and cultural conceptions of interpersonal violence.

It would be most suitable for upper level undergraduates, graduates doctoral students interested in social sciences, history, criminology, psychology, cultural studies, education, gender studies and public health.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesViolence in societyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociology Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 14/11/2016 ISBN-13: 9781138644915  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Marita Husso PhD, Docent, University lecturer (tenure), Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Tuija Virkki PhD, Docent, University lecturer, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Marianne Notko PhD, postdoctoral researcher, Family Research Centre, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Helena Hirvonen PhD. lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Finland. Jari Eilola PhD, Docent, Academy Research Fellow, Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.

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