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By Bettina Schmidt, Ingo Schroeder

ISBN-10: 0415229057

ISBN-13: 9780415229050

Anthropology of Violence has only in the near past built right into a box of study in its personal correct and as such it truly is nonetheless particularly fragmented. Anthropology of Violence and clash seeks to redress this fragmentation and enhance a mode of cross-cultural research. The research of vital conflicts, reminiscent of wars in Sarajevo, Albania and Sri Lanka in addition to a variety of much less publicised conflicts, all goal to create a concept of violence as cross-culturally appropriate as attainable. most significantly this quantity makes use of the anthropology of violence as a device to aid within the attainable prevention of violence and clash on the earth at the present time.

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The Guayaki are presented by Clastres as living with a perpetual awareness that sustained interactions with others will mortally wound the way of living that the members of the isolate community share, and this sense of the threat of sociality with the 36 Glenn Bowman other leads, in the shorter rather than longer term, even to the violent termination of alliances with groups with whom they have banded together to war against others. Similarly the men of the Manambu men’s cults are literally divided from the forces which maintain them and their communities during times of peace.

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Implicit in Clastres’ argument, as in any presentation which argues from ‘origins’, is the problem of circular reasoning. I would take here the stimulating yet finally philosophically problematic arguments of Durkheim and Mauss about the origins of religion and of primitive classification (Durkheim 1912; Durkheim and Mauss 1903) as paradigmatic: how can society represent itself to itself if it only develops the idiom in which representation can occur in the course of representing? Against the egalitarian tenor of Clastres’ analysis is Harrison’s point that when the Manambu communities are at war the men are empowered – as warriors and ritual leaders – over other members of the community.

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