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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 270–304.
Published: 01 April 2015
...—“territoriality” and “compensation”—have structured both the violent conflicts discussed and subsequent attempts at peace restoration. The essay concludes with a brief anthropological discussion of the relationship between ontology and politics. Whereas recent theorizations of Amazonian cosmic economies...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and Jews in Christian territories, or for the outright expulsion or conversion of these groups. On the Islamic side, a number of Muslim authors voiced the claim that Muslims should emigrate from Christian territories. The article seeks to show how these polemical voices argued against known opponents...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 406–419.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., a subsistence agricultural people that also hunts, and their goat-and-cattle herding neighbors, the Turkana and Dodoth peoples. “Half-trust,” as some of the Ik call it, works to prevent the escalation of conflict. While the Ugandan groups have been disarmed by their government, the Kenyan Turkana, armed with AK...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 50–82.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Richard Ned Lebow This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means” argues that the drive for self-esteem, achieved by gaining honor or standing, has been a root cause of violent conflict and war throughout history and that peace-making that does not take account of what...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 296–306.
Published: 01 April 2008
... ( saw the publication of A Refutation of of Hegel, Followed publication by a the Brief saw called Opposites of The Conflict...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 430–449.
Published: 01 August 2004
... ourselves are arguing at the turn of the twenty-first century. Huntington’s influential argument is that, whereas the main lines of conflict during the Cold War were openly political and derived their explosive nature from considerations of national and international...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2002
... were in conflict. How is that possible, now that the big words have been lower-cased and scare-quoted? About what can those people be arguing? Rorty has on occasion said that, despite all (“all” being historicism), he’d like us to feel that we can fight...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 8–24.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... . group conflict or feuding to harden social and territorial andterritorial social harden to feuding or conflict ­group Cooperation and Competition...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 January 2016
... became and intensified conflicts these century twentieth ofthe course the Over deaths. few very and injuries of involvehandful a typically consequence, as a conflicts, Such of domination. sense acompletely ritualistic establish to than goods ormaterial territory ture cap...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 149–169.
Published: 01 January 2007
... obsession with problems of the past, and many have assumed that this too would pass into history, soon or eventually. The generation possessing direct memories of World War II (the most intense focus of conflicts over the past) is passing on. Politi- cians have been learning the wisdom of facing...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 255–266.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of “blurred genres” is used to think through the fuzzy properties of this period's bilingualism and to argue that to understand the boundaries between English and French as blurred is revealing of the linguistic and social tensions that were the product of conflict between two closely intertwined cultures...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 April 2004
... dismissed from the service, virtually penniless and his territories and obliged to levy contributions on the local integrity aspersed. The play’s conflict revolves around population. Motivated by his own ethics and contrary to Tellheim’s adamant sense of honor, which hinders his his...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 419–489.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... See L. E. Sponsel, “Yanomami: An Arena of Conflict ofConflict Arena An “Yanomami: Sponsel, L. E. See (New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1960). Winston, and York:Rinehart, Holt...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 83–103.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Yvonne Friedman Crusaders and Muslims each applied to their conflict in the Latin East a doctrine of holy war. Although so ideological a stance toward each other would seem to preclude peacemaking efforts, some 120 treaties were signed between parties to the conflict during the two-century Latin...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 541–546.
Published: 01 August 2012
... is remarkable about this wisdom is that it is demonstrably false. A large and growing literature on self-­governance finds that “real world” anarchy need not be dire. Nor must it be plagued by end- less conflict.1 On the contrary, many stateless societies display significant “civili- zation.” Some...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
...: Peace by Other Means, Part 5 CONFLICT, PEACE, AND SOCIAL REFORM IN INDIGENOUS AMAZONIA A Deflationary Account Carlos Fausto, Caco Xavier, and Elena Welper Translated by David Rodgers Past processes of intense sociocultural transformation in Amazonia, led by indig- enous...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of terror between communities that share a sacred place is discernible behind the awkward but visible tolerance of one another, we must ask why it is that conflict is so often avoided. Through large- scale comparative fieldwork (in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Turkey, Morocco, Tunisia, and Vietnam...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... access to legal means and were forced either into alternative dispute resolution or into autocoercion, in which marginalized people presented unity to outsiders to avoid state interference. This proposition constitutes a relevant advance in relation to previous approaches to conflict and harmony...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Edith Hall The earliest ancient Greek text to narrate the resolution of a large-scale conflict by judicial means is Aeschylus's tragedy Eumenides , first performed in Athens in 458 BC. After explaining the historical context in which the play was performed—a context of acute civic discord...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 516–525.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of Augusto Pinochet, the Chilean dictator, reopened arguments as to the nature of the Cold War, the limits of sovereignty, the conflict between the logic of justice and the logic of compromise. The ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, orga- nized by Slobodan...