By Guy Elcheroth, Stephen Reicher
This ebook offers a scientific exam of the re-patterning of collective identities via violence and the function of strength politics in such severe transitions. The authors express how identification is created via shared social practices and the way it really is reworked while collective violence disrupts universal practices. 3 case reports convey how this version sheds new mild at the dynamics of spiritual violence in components of India, on ethnic violence within the former Yugoslavia, in addition to on anti-war protest within the united kingdom in response to the army invasion of Iraq.
The ebook explores another method of clash, and dissects the rules and approaches that deliver particular identities to the fore, taking heavily the means to withstand and face abusive authority.
Identity, Violence and Power might be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology, social psychology, historical past, political technological know-how and clash studies.