Guest editors' introduction: state violence—practices and responses

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The collection of articles in this special issue highlights the benefits of interdisciplinarity for understanding the complexities of state violence. The authors include legal and political scholars, criminologists, historians, social workers, sociologists, anthropologists and literary theorists, who, by adapting their disciplinary lenses and international perspectives have provided a fulsome understanding of modes of state violence, its effects on citizens and communities, and ways in which civil society and state instrumentalities may aim to prevent, respond to and seek redress and remedies for the injuries inflicted by the state in this threshold year of 2020.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)i-vii
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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