Gender, Humiliation, and Global Security: Dignifying by Evelin Lindner

By Evelin Lindner

Gender, Humiliation, and worldwide defense: Dignifying Relationships from Love, intercourse, and Parenthood to global Affairs goals at outlining the type of swap that should be made if we want to create a much less crisis-prone global. This audacious paintings describes a imaginative and prescient for another destiny, exhibiting how new techniques to like can dignify gender family members, intercourse, parenthood, and management, and the way they could advisor us to a global the place all voters can reside dignified lives. The ebook is geared up in 3 components. half I, "Gender, Humiliation, and absence of safeguard in instances of Transition," examines the character of humiliation and the way love and humiliation are stimulated through large-scale, ancient transitions equivalent to globalization. half II, "Gender, Humiliation, and absence of defense on the earth Today," seems at love, intercourse, parenthood, and management and the way they are often dignified. half III, "Global defense via Love and Humility within the Future," explores how love can be utilized to motivate mental, social, cultural, and political innovations and to stimulate international, systemic switch.

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The same scale can serve to unrank people and generate equal dignity and humble solidarity among all humans. Humankind has traveled through different applications of this scale during its history. A crucial turning point occurred around 10 millennia ago. A set of circumstances emerged that pushed for the application of the vertical scale to rank people. What is called circumscription began to be felt by human populations around the world. Circumscription means reaching limits. ” Circumscription theory has been developed by anthropologist and curator of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, Robert Leonard Carneiro.

38 Psychiatrist James Gilligan focuses on humiliation as a cause for violence. 39 Scholars in political psychology Vamik D. Volkan and Joseph Montville carried out important work on psychopolitical analysis of intergroup conflict and its traumatic effects, 40 as did political scientist and psychoanalyst Blema S. Steinberg. 41 Psychologist Ervin Staub’s work is highly significant. 42 Another important milestone was the Decent Society by philosopher Avishai Margalit 43 that stimulated a special issue of the journal Social Research in 1997.

First, they were illequipped; one of them was wearing the wrong kind of skis, for instance. Second—and perhaps more important—they adhered to suicidal definitions of courage, effectiveness and efficiency. ” Norwegian © Evelin Lindner, 2010 Love or Abuse: How Culture Frames Emotions 11 children learn not to cling to lethal definitions of courage and effectiveness. The Britons paid with their lives for not having learned this lesson. They had been warned by the Norwegians who turned back, however, they laughed those warnings off.

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