Download e-book for iPad: Aggression and Conflict: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia by David Levinson

By David Levinson

ISBN-10: 087436728X

ISBN-13: 9780874367287

An exam and comparability of the ways that varied cultures exhibit and get to the bottom of clash. seems at a number of sorts of aggression between contributors and teams, together with relations violence, capital punishment, animal cruelty and rites of initiation, and on the resolutions tried.

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Berglund, Axel-Ivar. (1976) Zulu ThoughtPatterns and Symbolism. Morgan, Lewis H. (1901) League of the Ho-deno-sau-nee or Iroquois. Vol. 2. Edited and annotated by Herbert M. Lloyd. Sipes, Richard G. " American Anthropologist 75: 64-86. Worchel, Stephen. (1974) "Societal Restrictiveness and the Presence of Outlets for the Release of Aggression, "journal of Cross- Cultural Psychology 5: 109-123. SOIA' TION intensity, frequency, reasons for, and expression of conflict varying widely from one society to another.

1986) Dictionary of Anthropology. Cruelty to animals is not a topic that has been subject to systematic crosscultural study, although there are mentions in ethnographic reports of how animals are treated in some cultures. In probably all cultures there are some instances when some individuals treat animals cruelly. As regards cultural proscriptions about the treatment of animals, in 48 percent of cultures at least one type of animal (usually dogs) is routinely treated cruelly. Included in this group of cultures are at least 5 percent in which parents either encourage or allow their children to treat animals cruelly.

In cultures with restricted councils, the council is a ruling elite whose decisions are usually adhered to because of the status of the council members in the community. For example, in traditional Samoan society, each village was ruled by a council composed of the hereditary chiefs, who convened each Monday morning. Disputes were settled through factfinding by means of an oath-taking ritual. The Samoans also had a Great Council, composed of the chiefs of each village, that met only sporadically but served to unite the various island communities into a single society.

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