Download E-books Security Technology in U.S. Public Schools (Criminal Justice) PDF

By Julie Kiernan Coon

Coon s paintings solutions questions on how a few colleges have selected to handle institution protection by using defense items. utilizing info from a countrywide pattern of U.S. public faculties, the publication examines using cameras, steel detectors, x-ray units, and alarms in colleges. Coon additionally considers no matter if protection expertise use in colleges is in step with earlier learn in regards to the use of such items or theories in regards to the adoption of innovation between companies. ultimately, she examines diversified pursuits of defense know-how according to even if the goods are directed towards preserving unauthorized humans out of the varsity or geared toward tracking pupil habit. Coon concludes that faculty and local features are regularly larger predictors of know-how adoption than degrees of faculty crime and ailment.

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Download E-books Anthropology, Politics, and the State: Democracy and Violence in South Asia (New Departures in Anthropology) PDF

By Jonathan Spencer

In recent times anthropology has rediscovered its curiosity in politics. construction at the findings of this learn, this e-book, first released in 2007, analyses the connection among tradition and politics, with exact awareness to democracy, nationalism, the kingdom and political violence. starting with scenes from an unruly early Nineteen Eighties election crusade in Sri Lanka, it covers concerns from rural policing in north India to slum housing in Delhi, featuring arguments approximately secularism and pluralism, and the ambiguous energies published through electoral democracy around the subcontinent. It ends through discussing feminist peace activists in Sri Lanka, suffering to maintain a window of shared humanity after 20 years of battle. Bringing jointly and linking the topics of democracy, id and clash, this significant new learn exhibits how anthropology can take a important function in knowing different people's politics, in particular the problems that appear to have divided the realm for the reason that Sep 11.

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Download E-books Through Our Eyes: African American Men's Experiences of Race, Gender, and Violence PDF

By Gail Garfield

How have African American males interpreted and what which means have they given to social stipulations that place them because the fundamental perpetrators of violence? How has this formed the methods they see themselves and engaged the realm? via Our Eyes offers a view of black men’s reports that demanding situations students, coverage makers, practitioners, advocates, and scholars to grapple with the truth of race, gender, and violence in America.This multi-level research explores the chronological lifestyles histories of 8 black males from the aftermath of worldwide struggle II during the chilly warfare and into this day. Gail Garfield identifies the destinations, impression, and implications of the actual, own, and social violence that enters the lives of African American males. She addresses questions serious to figuring out how race, gender, and violence are insinuated into black men’s daily lives and the way reviews are built, reconstructed, and interpreted. via appreciating the importance of ways African American males pass though what it capacity to be black and male in the US, this e-book envisions the complex dynamics that devalue their lives, these in their kin, and society.

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Download E-books Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism: The Origins and Dynamics of Civil Wars (Contemporary Security Studies) PDF

In the early Nineteen Nineties a few violent civil wars and large-scale ethnic crises surprised the realm. In Rwanda, Bosnia, Chechnya and in different places atrocities have been dedicated that ended in millions of dead and displaced people.

Explaining the origins and dynamics of such inhuman activities and occasions, this new delicate and designated research includes:

  • full research of the origins of civil wars, terrorism and ethnic strife
  • insights drawn from around the social sciences
  • practical and topical illustrations of the data provided
  • fully up-to-date tests with information of key modern events

Although the variety of those conflicts has lowered through the years, the phenomenon has now not disappeared: within the Sudan, the Congo, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Iraq everyone is nonetheless being killed in huge numbers, with out experts having the ability to circumvent or finish the hostilities. On nine-eleven large-scale terrorist assaults in Washington and ny surprised the realm back, and because then different violent occasions came about in Bali, Casablanca, Riyadh, Moscow, Istanbul and Madrid.

This e-book of outrage to each person, simply because fresh background has proven us that such violence can strike all over and at any time. the ultimate bankruptcy grants a few optimistic concerns aiming on the improvement of rules to avoid and forestall such conflicts. this can be a huge new contribution to tackling the advanced demanding situations of the 21st century.

This publication might be of serious curiosity to all scholars and students of latest background, improvement reviews, political and social sciences and overseas Relations.

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Download E-books Violence: Six Sideways Reflections (Big Ideas/Small Books) PDF

Philosopher, cultural critic, and agent provocateur Slavoj Žižek constructs a desirable new framework to examine the forces of violence in our world.

Using heritage, philosophy, books, videos, Lacanian psychiatry, and jokes, Slavoj Žižek examines the methods we understand and misperceive violence. Drawing from his distinctive cultural imaginative and prescient, Žižek brings new gentle to the Paris riots of 2005; he questions the permissiveness of violence in philanthropy; in bold phrases, he displays at the robust photo and resolution of up to date terrorists.

Violence, Žižek states, takes 3 forms--subjective (crime, terror), goal (racism, hate-speech, discrimination), and systemic (the catastrophic results of monetary and political systems)--and usually one type of violence blunts our skill to work out the others, elevating advanced questions.

Does the appearance of capitalism and, certainly, civilization reason extra violence than it prevents? Is there violence within the uncomplicated inspiration of "the neighbour"? and will the right type of motion opposed to violence at the present time easily be to think about, to imagine?

Beginning with those and different both contemplative questions, Žižek discusses the inherent violence of globalization, capitalism, fundamentalism, and language, in a piece that would ensure his status as one in every of our so much erudite and incendiary glossy thinkers.

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Download E-books Most Wanted Killer PDF

By Robert Scott

Brutal real crime at its grittiest, and notion for the motion picture, 'Alpha Dog', this is the scary actual tale of Jesse James Hollywood, a flashy drug broker, who abducted one in all his customer's brothers, in basic terms to homicide him in chilly blood as soon as he discovered the aptitude harm of a residing witness.

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Download E-books Nonviolent Resistance: A Philosophical Introduction PDF

By Todd May

We see nonviolent resistance all over the place today’s international, from Egypt’s Tahrir sq. to manhattan Occupy.  even if we expect of the final century as one marked through wars and violent clash, actually it was once simply as a lot a century of nonviolence because the achievements of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. and peaceable protests just like the person who got rid of Ferdinand Marcos from the Philippines in actual fact exhibit. yet what's nonviolence?  What makes a crusade a nonviolent one, and the way does it work?  What values does it include?
 
during this special learn, Todd may possibly, a thinker who has himself participated in campaigns of nonviolent resistance, bargains the 1st prolonged philosophical mirrored image at the specific and compelling political phenomenon of nonviolence.  Drawing on either old and modern examples, he examines the idea that and ambitions of nonviolence, and considers the several dynamics of nonviolence, from ethical jiu-jitsu to nonviolent coercion.  could is going directly to discover the values that infuse nonviolent job, specially the glory for dignity and the presupposition of equality, earlier than taking a close-up examine the position of nonviolence in today’s world.
 
scholars of politics, peace reports, and philosophy, political activists, and people drawn to the form of present politics will locate this e-book a useful resource for knowing some of the most generic, yet least mirrored upon, political ways of our international.

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Download E-books One Day the Soldiers Came: Voices of Children in War PDF

By Charles London

Today, in violence-torn areas around the globe, 20 million little ones were uprooted, orphaned, or injured through conflict, famine, and poverty. this can be their tale . . . and ours.

In this robust and unforgettable book—by turns painful, humorous, terrifying, and triumphant—Charles London takes us into the area of refugee youngsters, celebrating their designated abilities for survival and mirrored image. Their extraordinary tales and drawings sit back the blood and contact the center, providing an indelible, first hand portrait of the conflict that rages past the headlines.

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Download E-books Campus Sexual Assault: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues) PDF

This precious reference textual content completely examines the alarming epidemic of campus sexual attack, together with a dialogue of legislation, high-profile circumstances, controversies, and proposed solutions.

• offers assurance of a well timed subject that is helping contextualize the problem through delivering ancient historical past and modern research of key occasions, legislation, humans, and controversies

• offers views from people with firsthand adventure with the problem of campus sexual attack, together with a name IX investigator, a faculty counselor, a sexual attack nurse, in addition to group advocates and survivors

• Explores options and alterations which could serve to avoid attacks from occurring

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