Violent America : the dynamics of identity politics in a multiracial society / Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia.

Author
Chebel d'Appollonia, Ariane [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2023.
  • ©2023
Description
ix, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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"This book analyzes how the use of violence has been and today remains an effective identity strategy by which all ethno-racial groups gain status-and thus acceptance into the American mainstream. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the complex relationship between multiethnic grievances and ethno-racial conflicts in America"- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Violence as a Pro-active Response to Adversity
  • Violence as a Cause of Ethno-racial Identities
  • From Past to Present Ethno-racial Identification Strategy
  • The Dynamics of Contention
  • Two Tales of One Nation
  • From Identity Politics to Ethno-racial Identity Crisis
  • Centrifugal Dynamics of Societal Fragmentation
  • Is a Violent Society America's only Possible Future?
  • Is Violent America Europe's Future?
  • Conclusion: Lessons for the Future.
ISBN
  • 9781501767555 (hardcover)
  • 1501767550 (hardcover)
  • 9781501767562 (paperback)
  • 1501767569 (paperback)
LCCN
2022017861
OCLC
1303075540
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