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The Culture and Conflict Reader

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Description for The Culture and Conflict Reader Paperback. How are some processes cultured, gendered, or racialized? In what ways do certain groups and cultures define such concepts as "justice" and "fairness" differently? Do women and men perceive events in similar fashion, use different reasoning, or emphasize disparate values and goals? This book deals with these questions. Editor(s): Chew, Pat K. Num Pages: 330 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GTJ; JFC; JFSL1; JPS; LAB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 6452 x 4522 x 18. Weight in Grams: 600.

Culture is the lens through which we make sense of the world. In any conflict, from petty disputes to wars between nation-states, the players invariably view that conflict through the filter of their own cultural experiences. This innovative volume prompts us to pause and think through our most fundamental assumptions about how conflict arises and how it is resolved.
Even as certain culturally based disputes, such as the high-profile cases in which an immigrant engages in conduct considered normal in the homeland but which is explicitly illegal in his/her new country, enter public consciousness, many of the most ... Read more

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New York University Press United States
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About Chew
Pat K. Chew is Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and is the author and co-author of numerous books and articles.

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"At a time when ethnic conflicts seem unending and the rule of law is increasingly threatened, it is the responsibility of every thinking person to learn as much as possible about the ways in which law, conflict and culture affect one another and, in turn, the ways in which they affect us all. This new book offers a thought-provokingand sometimes ... Read more

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