30-Day No-Hassle Returns
We guarantee your satisfaction on every purchase or rental with a full refund within 30 days of your purchase date.
Fast Customer Service
If you need help, our friendly customer service team is here to help!
The Best Prices on Textbook Rentals, Guaranteed
You can shop with confidence with the best rental prices at ValoreBooks.com. If you find a lower priced rental, we will match it.
 
You can save by renting this book!
Violence in War and Peace An Anthology
Violence in War and Peace An Anthology
Rent It
$17.99
RENT IT
0 items in your cart

Violence in War and Peace An Anthology

Author: 


ISBN-13: 

9780631223498


ISBN: 

0631223495


Pub Date: 
Publisher:  Blackwell Pub
Summary: From Hannah Arendt's "banality of evil" to Joseph Conrad's "fascination of the abomination," humankind has struggled to make sense of human-upon-human violence. Violence in War and Peace: An Anthology is the only book of its kind available: a single volume exploration of social, literary, and philosophical theories of violence. Edited by two of anthropology's most passionate voices on this subject, Violence in War an...d Peace is a sweeping collection that looks at various concepts and modes of violence. Drawing from a remarkable range of sources, the editors juxtapose the routine violence of everyday life---what scholars Taussig and Benjamin have termed "terror as usual"---against the sudden outcropping of unexpected, extraordinary violence such as the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide, the state violence of Argentina's "Dirty War", revolution, vigilante "justice," and organized criminal violence. Despite the impulse to distance ourselves from such acts, Scheper-Hughes and Bourgois take care to remind us that concepts of violence and aggression have often failed to acknowledge symbolic and structural forms. Yet, the most violent acts often involve conduct that is socially permitted---even encouraged---rather than condemned as deviant. In Violence in War and Peace, the editors offer a thought-provoking tool for students and thinkers from all walks of life: an exploration of violence at the broadest levels: personal, social, and political.

Scheper-Hughes, Nancy is the author of Violence in War and Peace An Anthology, published 2003 under ISBN 9780631223498 and 0631223495. Four hundred ninety six Violence in War and Peace An Anthology textbooks are available for sale on ValoreBooks.com, one hundred twenty used from the cheapest price of $21.84, or buy new starting at $44.92.
 [read more]

Marketplace Prices
348 New from $44.92 120 Used from $21.84 28 Rental from $17.99
  • Rent $17.99
  • Used $21.84
  • New $44.92
$17.99 $3.95 Shipping
List Price
$52.95
Discount
66% off
You Save
$34.96
Violence in War and Peace An Anthology Rental Terms
Due Date: 08/21/14
How do textbook rentals work?
Item Details
Condition: Used - Very Good Renter: Renter Rating: (2,147) 89%
Recommended Seller
Ships From: Multiple Locations Shipping: Standard Comments: RENTAL: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed (access codes, DVDs, workbooks). High-quality textbook rentals since 2006. We do not ship to Alaska, Hawaii or any off-shore terri... [more] RENTAL: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed (access codes, DVDs, workbooks). High-quality textbook rentals since 2006. We do not ship to Alaska, Hawaii or any off-shore territories. [less]
30 Day Money Back Guarantee Learn More
Price + Shipping
Condition
Details
Recommended
$17.99
+ $3.95 shipping
LOW ITEM PRICE
Rental
Very Good
  • Term:
  • Due Date:
    08/21/14
Rental Steps How Does the Rental Process Work?
Rentals
(28 from $17.99)  Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for rentals
$17.99
+ $3.95 shipping
LOW ITEM PRICE
Rental
Very Good
  • Term:
  • Due Date:
    08/21/14
Rental Steps How Does the Rental Process Work?
Product Details
Violence in War and Peace An Anthology

ISBN-13: 9780631223498


ISBN: 0631223495


Pub Date:
Publisher: Blackwell Pub
ValoreBooks.com is the #1 site for cheap Violence in War and Peace An Anthology rentals, or new and used copies for sale.
Where's My Stuff?
Shipping & Returns