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Title Binaries in battle : representations of division and conflict / edited by Marja Vuorinen, Noora Kotilainen and Aki-Mauri Huhtinen.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 277 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Table of contents; introduction; part i; chapter one; chapter two; chapter three; part ii; chapter four; chapter five; part iii; chapter six; chapter seven; chapter eight; part iv; chapter nine; chapter ten; chapter eleven; contributors.
Summary Defining things through binary opposition - male/female, familiar/foreign, life/death - forms the base of human thinking. Adding moral assessment to logic, we often represent binaries even as divisions into good and evil. Exclusions based on the division of Us vs. Them make their presence felt during any conflict, and become crucial in times of war. However, binary thinking is inherent also in peaceful, everyday conversation, when politics, social issues, ethnicities and religious identities ...
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Social conflict.
Binary principle (Linguistics)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Vuorinen, Marja, editor.
Kotilainen, Noora, editor.
Huhtinen, Aki, editor.
Other Form: Print version: 1322215928 (OCoLC)885014708
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