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Unformatted text preview: ribute the collective wealth of the society. These are not acts of God. I am contrasting “structural” with “behavioral violence,” by which I mean the non-natural deaths and injuries that are caused by specific behavioral actions of individuals against individuals, such as the deaths we attribute to homicide, suicide, soldiers in warfare, capital punishment, and so on. Structural violence differs from behavioral violence in at least three major respects The lethal effects of structural violence operate continuously rather than sporadically, whereas murders, suicides, executions, wars, and other forms of behavioral violence occur one at a time. Structural violence operates more or less independently of individual acs; independent of individuals and group s (politicians, political parties, voters) whose decisions may nevertheless have lethal consequences for others. <Continues, page 195> The 14 to 18 million deaths a year caused by structural violence compare with about 100,000 deaths per year from armed conflict . Comparing th...
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