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Published: 26 June 2014

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199372812

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Political Insults

How Offenses Escalate Conflict

Karina V. Korostelina

  • First study to focus on insults between large social groups, taking into account complex interrelations between social identity and power
  • Includes case studies of recent international events, including North Korea's declaration of war with the U.S., territorial contestations around islands in the Japanese sea, and the Pussy Riot case in Russia
  • Provides practical suggestions for conflict analysis and resolution of situations involving different types of politically motivated insults

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