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By Ronald Eyerman,Jeffrey C. Alexander,Elizabeth Butler Breese

via case reports that study historic and modern crises the world over, the contributing writers to this quantity discover the cultural and social building of trauma. How perform a little occasions get coded as hectic and others which look both painful and dramatic now not? Why do culpable teams usually get away being labeled as perpetrators? those are only a few of the very important questions responded during this assortment. many of the situations analysed contain Mao's China, the Holocaust, the Katyn bloodbath and the Kosovo trauma. increasing the pioneering cultural method of trauma, this booklet might be of curiosity to students and postgraduate scholars of sociology.

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