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Ceremonial Violence

Jonathan Fast

Ceremonial Violence

by Jonathan Fast

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Published by Overlook Hardcover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence in Society,
  • Social Science / Violence in Society,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12367932M
    ISBN 101590200470
    ISBN 109781590200476

    Despite evidence of warfare and violent conflict in pre-Columbian North America, scholars argue that the scale and scope of Native American violence is exagerated. They contend that scholarly misrepresentation has denigrated indigenous peoples when in fact they lived together in peace and harmony. In rebutting that contention, this groundbreaking book presents clear .   Ceremonial Violence analyzes 13 school “rampage” shootings—including the Columbine High School massacre—and explains, for the first time, why teenagers commit these tragic atrocities. With his grasp of the elements of abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, sociology, and neurology that contribute to the homicidal mindset, Fast offers us a 5/5(1).

    Constantinople: Ritual, Violence, and Memory in the Making of a Christian Imperial Capital Volume 9 of Christianity in Late Antiquity Series: Author: Rebecca Stephens Falcasantos: Publisher: Univ of California Press, ISBN: , Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. His book, Ceremonial Violence, offers a unique perspective on school rampage killings. Ceremonial Violence analyzes thirteen school rampage shootings, including the Columbine High School massacre, and explains why teenagers commit these tragic atrocities. With his grasp of the elements of abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, sociology.

    The book seeks to explore what acts of ritual violence might have accomplished socio-politically in their particular settings and the ways in which engagement with theory from a variety of disciplines can contribute to our understanding of ritual violence as a phenomenon. It consists of an introduction and eight essays. Traditions of sacrifice exist in almost every human culture and often embody a society’s most meaningful religious and symbolic acts. Ritual violence was particularly varied and enduring in the prehistoric South American Andes, where human lives, animals, and material objects were sacrificed in secular rites or as offerings to the divine.


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Ceremonial Violence: A Psychological Explanation of School Shootings. In this penetrating examination of the nation's school shootings, Fast, a professor of social work at Yeshiva University, explores such psychological theories as identity confusion and childhood abuse.

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