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The colors of violence

cultural identities, religion, and conflict

by Sudhir Kakar

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Communalism -- India,
    • Violence -- India,
    • Violence -- Religious aspects,
    • Conflict (Psychology),
    • Hindus -- India,
    • Muslims -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-212) and index.

      StatementSudhir Kakar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS422.C64 K35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 217 p. ;
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL799703M
      ISBN 100226422844, 0226422852
      LC Control Number95035971

      When mob violence failed to dislodge the Wades, the white community—with the support of the state—turned to arson and then to prosecution. This story also illustrates how the police were not the only agents who enforced the laws on a racially discriminatory basis: so did the prosecutors that represented the government’s interests in court. Women of Color Against Violence was born in , when more than two thousand dedicated activists from diverse communities came together to end the war being waged on women of color in the US and around the world. Now the largest multiracial, grassroots, feminist organization in the United States, INCITE! boasts chapters in more than 20 cities.

        Alice Walker—a former Ms. Magazine editor, the daughter of sharecroppers—published The Color Purple in It was the first work by a black woman to win both the Pulitzer and National Book. The Many Colors of Crime is an important book not only for criminologists but also for those with an interest in race and ethnicity generally.” - American Journal of Sociology, “The volume's devotion to establishing comparative studies of racial and ethnic groups and to acknowledging regional and temporal variances yields productive Price: $

      The color of violence, then, is the color of white over black, white over brown, white over red, white over yellow. It is the violence of north over south, of con? tinents over archipelagoes, of settlers over natives and slaves. Shaping this color scheme are the labyrinths of class and gender, of geography.   Women of Color on the Frontlines. Women of color have been active in the anti-violence movement since its beginnings. The first national organization addressing domestic violence was founded in when the United States Civil Rights Commission Consultation on Battered Women led to the founding of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.


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Color of Violence, the Incite. Anthology Edited by Incite. Women of Color Against Violence Color of Violence, the Incite. Anthology introduces the reader to an array of topics of particular concern for women of color. The public policies described have an especially damaging impact on African American families and other women of color/5(19).

The Colors of Violence speaks with eloquence and urgency to anyone concerned with the postmodern clash of religious and cultural identities. About the Author. Sudhir Kakar is a psychoanalyst and the author of many books, including The Analyst and the Mystic: Cited by: Color of Violence calls for centering women of color at the center of this movement, bringing together a multitude of voices speaking on a multitude of experiences on violence at the hands of police, the state, medical industrial complex, prison industrial complex, patriarchy, capitalism, colonialism, etc/5.

The book The Colors of Violence: Cultural Identities, Religion, and Conflict, Sudhir Kakar is published by University of Chicago Press. The editors and contributors to Color of Violence ask: What would it take to end violence against women of color.

Presenting the fierce and vital writing of organizers, lawyers, scholars, poets, and policy makers, Color of Violence radically repositions the antiviolence movement by putting women of color.

"If I could assign only one book in my classes, this would be it. If I could require every student at my university and every individual in my city to read only one book, I would choose Color of Violence."." — Dean Spade, author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law "Color of Violence is a fantastic anthology from an amazing organization—it Pages: About the Author(s) Sudhir Kakar is a psychoanalyst and writer who lives in Goa, India.

Kakar's sixteen books of non-fiction and four of fiction, include The Inner World (now in its 16th printing since its first publication in ), Shamans, Mystics and Doctors, The Analyst and the Mystic, Culture and Psyche, TheColors of Violence as also the novels The Ascetic of Desire, Ectasy, and Mira and.

Violence and suffering in The Color Purple are typically depicted as part of a greater cycle of tragedy taking place both on the family level and on a broader social scale.

Celie is raped by her stepfather and beaten for many years by her husband, only to have Shug Avery intervene on her behalf. Sofia is nearly beaten to death by white police officers after pushing a white family; she nearly.

The Color Purple is a epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction. It was later adapted into a film and musical of the same name.

Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, the story focuses on the life of African-American women in the Southern United States in the s, addressing numerous issues. New Century Foundation is a (c)(3) organization founded in to study immigration and race relations so as to better understand the consequences of America’s increasing diversity.

Perhaps the most important publication of New Century Foundation is “The Color of Crime,” New Century Foundation’s report on differences in crime rates by race, bias in the justice [ ].

Women of Color Against Violence INCITE. is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end all forms of violence against women, gender non-conforming, and trans people of color through direct action, critical dialogue, and grassroots organizing.

Color of Violence by Incite. Women of Color Against Violence,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). The editors and contributors to Color of Violence ask: What would it take to end violence against women of color. Presenting the fierce and vital writing of organizers, lawyers, scholars, poets, and policy makers, Color of Violence radically repositions the antiviolence movement by putting women of color at its center.

FORMS OF VIOLENCE --The color of violence / Haunani-Kay Trask --Four generations in resistance / Dana Erekat --The war to be human --Becoming human in a time of war / Neferti Tadiar --The forgotten "-ism": an Arab American women's perspective on Zionism, racism, and sexism / Nadine Naber [and others] --Reflections in a time of war: a letter to.

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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The colors of violence Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : The colors of my childhood had been stained with the colors of barbarity, revealing daily horrors.

Red was the color of danger and fear; it was the blood of those who had been detained, tortured and assassinated. The green, the green I so loved, was transformed into the mottled tones of the repressive government forces.

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Assistant professor in Native American Studies at University of Michigan, Smith cofounded INCITE. Women of Color Against Violence, the largest grassroots multiracial feminist organization in the US. Her first book, Conquest, won the Myers Outstanding Book : $ First published as a monograph in and updated and expanded inthe edition of “The Color of Crime” has special sections on immigrant crime, police shootings, drug arrests, and the effects of incarceration on crime.

Major findings. The evidence suggests that if there is police racial bias in arrests it is negligible. Color of Law. The appearance of a legal right. The act of a state officer, regardless of whether or not the act is within the limits of his or her authority, is considered an act under color of law if the officer purports to be conducting himself or herself in the course of official duties.

A review of The Colors of Violence: Cultural Identities, Religion and Conflict by Sudhir Kakar. Recommended Citation Coward, Harold () "Book Review: "The Colors of Violence: Cultural Identities, Religion and Conflict"," Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies: Vol.

11, Article The Colors of Violence speaks with eloquence and urgency to anyone concerned with the postmodern clash of religious and cultural identities.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Through riveting case studies, Kakar explores cultural stereotypes, religious antagonisms, ethnocentric histories, and episodic violence to.The editors and contributors to Color of Violence ask: What would it take to end violence against women of color?

Presenting the fierce and vital writing of organizers, lawyers, scholars, poets, and policy makers, Color of Violence radically repositions the antiviolence movement by putting women of color at its center.

The contributors shift the focus from domestic violence and sexual assault.