By John Schwarzmantel,Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar
Illustrated such a lot dramatically by way of the occasions of 11th of September and the following ‘war on terror’, violence represents a problem to democratic politics and to the institution of liberal-democratic regimes. Liberal-democracies have themselves now not hesitated to take advantage of violence and limit civil liberties as a reaction to such demanding situations. those concerns are on the centre of world politics and determine prominently in political debates at the present time referring to multiculturalism, political exclusion and the politics of gender.
This ebook takes up those issues with regards to quite a lot of case-studies, protecting Latin the USA, the center East, Africa, Asia and Europe. It offers a theoretical framework clarifying the connection among democracy and violence and provides unique study surveying present hot-spots of violent clash and the ways that violence impacts the customers for democratic politics and for gender equality. according to field-work conducted via experts within the parts coated, this quantity can be of excessive curiosity to scholars of democratic politics and to all these concerned about ways that the recourse to violence should be lowered in an international context. This ebook has major implications for policy-makers fascinated by makes an attempt to advance more secure and extra peaceable methods of dealing with political and social conflict.
This ebook was once released as a different factor of Democratizations.