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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Susan Neiman Reemtsma Jan Philipp , Trust and Violence , trans. Bonfiglio Dominic ( 2008 ; Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2012 ), 393 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua and...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 August 2014
...David A. Hollinger Robbins Bruce , Perpetual War: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Violence . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 ), 247 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Siniša Malešević Given the paucity of evidence available, scholarship in archaeology and the social sciences is deeply divided over the question, how old is human violence? Some scholars have concluded that humans are intrinsically violent, and others that they are basically nonviolent, but in both...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jeffrey M. Perl Fiske Alan Page and Rai Tage Shakti , Virtuous Violence: Hurting and Killing to Create, Sustain, End, and Honor Social Relationships , with a foreword by Pinker Steven . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 357 pp. Biggar Nigel , In...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Judith Herrin Shaw Brent D. , Sacred Violence: African Christians and Sectarian Hatred in the Age of Augustine . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 ), 930 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 506.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Guy Beiner Palmer Patricia , The Severed Head and the Grafted Tongue: Literature, Translation, and Violence in Early Modern Ireland . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 196 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 452–463.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Gianni Vattimo; Santiago Zabala Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Yaakov Mascetti CK 8.3-04 Vattimo 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 452 “WEAK THOUGHT” AND THE REDUCTION OF VIOLENCE A Dialogue with Gianni Vattimo...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 348–349.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Nelson M. Kasfir Boyle Michael J. , Violence after War: Explaining Instability in Post-conflict States . ( Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 ), 433 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 241–253.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Colin Davis Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.2-06 Davis 3/14/03 10:49 AM Page 241 THE COST OF BEING ETHICAL Fiction, Violence, and Altericide Colin Davis Murder is commonplace in all forms of fiction, so that to...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 344.
Published: 01 April 2003
.../03 10:51 AM Page 344 Samir Khalaf, Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon 344 (New York: Columbia University Press, 2002), 224 pp. Despite Khalaf’s wish to find the socioeconomic sources of violence in a country at...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Inga Clendinnen Gerlach Christian , Extremely Violent Societies: Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 ), 489 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 January 2016
... violence against conspecifics. There are circumstances, however, in which acts of lethal violence are individually or collectively advantageous and attractive. To perform such acts, we must override our inhibitions. This essay argues that this tension causes us to be ambivalent about killing other human...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Latvians themselves nearly became an ethnic minority in “their own” republic—there has been no ethnic violence between Latvians and Russians in the postsocialist era. Yet the events of summer 2014 have radically shifted the political imaginary of this region, raising the specter of a loss of social...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 August 2008
... moment when European explorers were beginning to reveal the real size and complexity of earth itself (indeed, Bruno also spoke forcefully against the violence and profiteering of Spanish colonial efforts) and when natural philosophers had begun to dispute about the very structure of the universe. It may...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
... hostility to Hillary Clinton's candidacy. Comparing the widespread resistance to Donald Trump's proposals in early 2017 with recent single-issue protests, the author suggests that it is a strength of the current moment that women confront a wide range of issues, from sexual harassment to gun violence to...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Caroline Walker Bynum In this guest column, the medieval historian Caroline Walker Bynum uses her recent experiences as a hospital volunteer advocate for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in New York City to meditate on the progressive politics of her younger days in the 1960s, on her...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 236–252.
Published: 01 April 2015
... best allow harm to endure. In this discourse, social disruption must act as signifier for more general (structural and systemic) violence—but then is repressed on exactly the same terms, making it difficult to arrive at solutions for conflict on the ground without renouncing calls for justice and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 270–304.
Published: 01 April 2015
... alterity sharpen our understanding of “the assimilation of the Other as a mode of reproduction,” they tend to obscure the whys and the hows of intra- and intercultural disagreements, as well as the nature of the resort to violence as a way of asserting one's will. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Marina Vanzolini With special reference to the Tupi-speaking Aweti people, this article reconsiders the nature of Xinguan pacifism in an analysis of sorcery and its relation to war in the Upper Xingu region of Brazil. It is argued that the mechanism that keeps violence there under control is...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and of causing him trauma in the process. He threatened to bring charges against her to campus authorities, claiming the support of fellow students. In her lecture, she had discussed the classical figuration of rhetoric—persuasive speech—as violence and sometimes rape. In a discussion the following...