By Alisse Waterston
As we flow deeper into the twenty-first century, strength, deadly strength, and injustice proceed to blow up violently into conflict, and the customers for lasting peace glance even bleaker. The horrors of contemporary battle - the demise, dehumanization, and destruction of social and fabric infrastructures - have performed little to carry an finish to armed conflict.
In this quantity, major chroniclers of conflict offer considerate and strong essays that think about their ethnographic paintings on the frontlines. The individuals recount not just what they've got noticeable and heard in battle zones but additionally what's being learn, studied, analyzed and remembered in such different destinations as Colombia and Guatemala, Israel and Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Haiti. In designated experiences from the sphere, they examine the $64000 factor of "accountability" and provide causes to figure factors, styles, and practices of battle. via this distinct lens, the members give you the perception and research wanted for a deeper knowing of 1 of the best problems with our times.
Avram Bornstein, Paul E. Farmer, R. Brian Ferguson, Lesley Gill, Beatriz Manz, Carolyn Nordstrom, Stephen Reyna, Jose N. Vasquez
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