Violence Performed and Imagined

@article{Juris2005ViolencePA,
  title={Violence Performed and Imagined},
  author={Jeffrey Scott Juris},
  journal={Critique of Anthropology},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={413 - 432}
}
  • J. Juris
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Political Science
  • Critique of Anthropology
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