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By Alisse Waterston

ISBN-10: 184545622X

ISBN-13: 9781845456221

As we circulation deeper into the twenty-first century, energy, deadly strength, and injustice proceed to blow up violently into warfare, and the clients for lasting peace glance even bleaker. The horrors of contemporary battle - the loss of life, dehumanization, and destruction of social and fabric infrastructures - have performed little to carry an finish to armed conflict.

In this quantity, best chroniclers of battle supply considerate and strong essays that give some thought to their ethnographic paintings on the frontlines. The participants recount not just what they've got noticeable and heard in struggle zones but in addition what's being learn, studied, analyzed and remembered in such varied destinations as Colombia and Guatemala, Israel and Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Haiti. In specified stories from the sector, they think about the $64000 factor of "accountability" and provide motives to parent explanations, styles, and practices of warfare. via this particular lens, the members give you the perception and research wanted for a deeper knowing of 1 of the best problems with our times.

Contributors:

Avram Bornstein, Paul E. Farmer, R. Brian Ferguson, Lesley Gill, Beatriz Manz, Carolyn Nordstrom, Stephen Reyna, Jose N. Vasquez

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