By Amanda Kearney
Human existence is in detail woven into position. via countries and homelands, monuments and sacred websites it turns into the anchorage aspect for ethnic, cultural and nationwide identities. but it's also position that turns into the battlefield, battle region, mass grave, desecrated website and destroyed panorama within the midst or aftermath of cultural wounding.
Much cognizance has been given to the effect of trauma and violence on human lives throughout generations, yet what of the areas during which it happens? How does culturally prescribed violence impression upon position? and the way do the non- human species with whom we coexist additionally undergo via episodes of clash and violence? by way of picking violence in position as a predicament of our instances, and through encouraging either the witnessing and the diagnosing of damage, this booklet finds the higher results of cultural wounding. It problematises the behavior of isolating human existence out from the ecologies during which it truly is held. If humans and position are sure via kinship, no matter if via necessity and survival, or selection and abiding love, then wounding is co- terminus. The harms performed to 1 will impression upon the opposite. Case experiences from Australia, North and South the US, Europe and the Pacific, illustrate the effect of violence in position, whereas aiding a crusade for methodologies that exhibit the fullness of the relational bond among humans and place.
The e-book will attract scholars and practitioners alike, with pursuits in cultural and human geography, anthropology, environmental humanities and ethical ecology.
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Violence in Place, Cultural and Environmental Wounding: Cultural and Environmental Wounding (Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity) by Amanda Kearney