Structural and anticipatory dimensions of violent social conflict

an analytical study of "la violencia" in Colombia
  • 762 Pages
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Violence -- Colombia -- History., Social conflict -- History., Colombia -- Politics and govern
Statementby Albert S. Frances.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 762 leaves
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22091183M

2 Medical Peace Work | Course 4: Structural violence and the underlying causes of violent conflict The Medical Peace Work textbook, 2 nd edition Course 4: Structural violence and the underlying causes of violent conflict Edited by Salvage J, Rowson M, Melf K and Sandøy Size: 2MB.

Resolving Structural Conflicts addresses a key issue in the field of conflict studies: what to do about violent conflicts that are not the results of misunderstanding, prejudice, or malice, but the products of a social system that generates violent conflict as part of its normal operations.

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This question poses enormous challenges to those Cited by: 2. Daniel Christie, Michael Wessells, in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict (Second Edition), Social Psychology of Structural and Cultural Violence.

Structural violence is ubiquitous and manifest in the enormous gap between people who have influence and material resources and those who are relatively powerless. At the time of this writing, one-fifth of the world’s population has. Social Conflict Books Showing of 54 Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1) by.

Kevin Kwan (Goodreads Author) (shelved 3 times as social-conflict) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. In this respect, the thinking in both Sections II (Structural Violence) and IV (Peacebuilding) of this book go beyond traditional psychology, illuminating the sociological, economic, political, and spiritual dimensions of violence and peace.

As insidious as structural violence is, each of these papers also point out that it is not Size: 97KB. Cultural Violence* JOHAN GALTUNG College of Social Sciences, University of Hawaii, Manoa This article introduces a concept of 'cultural violence'. and can he wen as a follu~-upof the author's introduction of the concept of 'structural violence'over 20 ye'rrs ago ((i~~ltung, ).

'(l'ultural violence' is. structural roots of conflict. minimise the destructive effects of social conflict on individuals. the diagnosis and identification of the central issues concerning youth and violent conflict.

Violent conflict requires institutional breakdown, or the failure of the social contract. handhoke, N., î ì ì ñ, Of roken Social ontracts and Ethnic Violence: The Case of Kashmir [, Working Paper, no.

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75, Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political. This lesson introduces the four major theoretical perspectives in sociology, including structural-functional, social conflict, feminism, and symbolic interactionism. The Importance of Theory. structural causes – pervasive factors that have become built into the policies, structures and fabric of a society and may create the pre-conditions for violent conflict proximate causes – factors contributing to a climate conducive to violent conflict or its further escalation, sometimes apparently symptomatic of.

Social conflict Violence Conflicts of interest. Chapter The Elements of Social Conflict In the conflict-space In the conflict-structure In the conflict-situation In manifest conflict And the balance of powers Summary. Chapter The Process of Conflict Phase I: The latent conflict.

The structural dimension highlights the underlying causes of conflict, and stresses the ways in which social structures, organizations, and institutions are built, sustained, and changed by conflict. It is about the ways people build and organize social, economic, and institutional relationships to meet basic human needs and provide access to.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The structural dimension of peacebuilding focuses on the social conditions that foster violent conflict. Many note that stable peace must be built on social, economic, and political foundations that serve the needs of the populace.

I In many cases, crises arise out of systemic roots. In terms of the history of social thought and the layout of this book, it is inter-esting to note that Coser () was motivated to consider the functional conse-quences of conflict to address a deficiency in Talcott Parsons’s theory: “Parsons considers conflict primarily a ‘disease’”(p.

21). In. Insofar as violence is involved in physical force, then, violence is not social and does not manifest social conflict.

4 Violence, of course, may be the result of emotions engendered by conflict and constitute reflex behavior, as in the lover's slap or the family quarrel ending in wild shooting. Or violence can end social conflict, as when one.

Reduce violence and increase justice: Conflict transformation views peace as centered and rooted in the quality of relationships. These relationships have two dimensions: our face-to-face interactions and the ways we structure our social, political, economic, and cultural relationships.

Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University,is reproduced here in the original version as an Appendix. But neither that one, nor this book, nor another book, Theories of Peace, International Peace Research Institute, Oslo, was published. Why. Answer: because the books had not lived through enough confrontations with real life.

Resolving Structural Conflicts addresses a key issue in the field of conflict studies: what to do about violent conflicts that are not the results of misunderstanding, prejudice, or malice, but the products of a social system that generates violent conflict as part of its normal operations.

This question poses enormous challenges to those. Ein Friedensabkommen allein macht noch keinen Frieden Dialogprozesse in Kolumbien während und nach dem bewaffneten Konflikt. Wir wollen hier die Erfahrungen teilen, die wir in Rahmen der internationalen Zusammenarbeit bei der Förderung und Schaffung von Räumen für Multi-Stakeholder-Dialoge, also Dialoge zwischen vielen unterschiedlichen Akteuren, in Kolumbien gemacht haben.

the long-standing tendency to treat African social phenomena as peculiar and pathological, beyond the pale of humanity, let alone rational explana-tion. Yet, from a historical and global perspective, Africa has been no more prone to violent conflicts than other regions.

Indeed, Africa’s share of the. In terms of these two typologies, externally motivated explanations of generalized family violence, for example, are represented not exclusively by the disciplines of social-psychology, social anthropology, and sociology.

These explanations of violence as well as of aggression, vulnerability, and risk stress the importance of structural-functionalism and the processes of socialization.

vi CONTENTS Conflict intervention 38 The principles of conflict resolution 39 Part II Sources and Situations 41 3 Sources of Conflict 43 Realistic versus non-realistic conflict 43 The roots of conflict 44 Internal psychology and Freud 46 Frustration and aggression 48 Relative deprivation 49 Human needs 51 Functional and dysfunctional conflict 52 Social change 53 Identity formation Johan Vincent Galtung (born 24 October ) is a Norwegian sociologist, and the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies.

He was the main founder of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in and served as its first director until He also established the Journal of Peace Research in In he was appointed to the world's first chair in peace and.

Table of contents. INTRODUCTION The Puzzle Fragmentation in Civil Wars and Collapsed States. Fragmentation and Social Structure. The Argument Structure, Process, and Social Transformation in Civil War Social Embeddedness The Process of Fragmentation Mechanisms and Processes Research Design and Methodology Data collection Conditions and Constraints Plan of the Book LIBYA'S.

types of violence. More important is to in-dicate theoretically significant dimensions of violence that can lead thinking, re-search and, potentially, action, towards the most important problems. If peace action is to be regarded highly because it is action against violence, then the con-cept of violence.

Structural violence is a term commonly ascribed to Johan Galtung, which he introduced in the article "Violence, Peace, and Peace Research" (). It refers to a form of violence wherein some social structure or social institution may harm people by preventing them from meeting their basic needs. Institutionalized adultism, ageism, classism, elitism, ethnocentrism, nationalism, speciesism.

Marx's Conflict Theory. Conflict theory originated in the work of Karl Marx, who focused on the causes and consequences of class conflict between the bourgeoisie (the owners of the means of production and the capitalists) and the proletariat (the working class and the poor).Focusing on the economic, social, and political implications of the rise of capitalism in Europe, Marx theorized that.

The intensity of the parenting, mental health, and social support services required may be greater than initially estimated in order to address the fundamental sources of instability, conflict, stress, and violence that occur repeatedly over time in the family environment, especially in.

Abstract This book highlights the gender dimensions of conflict, organized around major relevant themes such as female combatants, sexual violence, formal and informal peace processes, the legal framework, work, the rehabilitation of social services and community-driven development.

Previous quantitative testing of conflict theory’s police violence hypotheses provides some supporting evidence, though the reliability and exact interpretation of results is at issue in many past studies.

Work by Kania and Mackey (), for example, is often cited as one of the first real studies on police violence in the United States.K.A. Schneewind, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Structural functionalism. The theory of structural functionalism is closely associated with the work of Parsons who has written more than articles and books on this topic.

The main question that Parsons addresses in his theory refers to processes of how individuals become members of a given.The book offers a concise and accessible account of conflict's contribution to democracies, and how democracies must change if they are to retain their political and social freedom.

This new edition takes conflict theory past the fall of the Berlin Wall in and into the present s: 2.