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It's All About the Culture

Violence and Culture

Cultural Anthropology
Physical Anthropology
Violence and Culture


Violence is common in the human world--often even "normal" or more than normal, literally noble and obligatory.  This site, and my book and my course on the subject, explores the diversity and cultural causes and correlates of violence.
We cannot hope to solve a problem until we understand the problem.

Introduction to the Study of Violence

Theories and Definitions of Violence

Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations For Understanding Conflict and Violence

Background and Ethology of Violence

Better Living Through Anthropology