Vendetta. Theory and practice of conflicts resolution


  • Patrizia Resta Università degli Studi di Foggia


Parole chiave:

Theory, Practise, Conflict, Feud, Albania


Taking as ethnographic material the blood feud in Albania in the twentieth century, this article aims to show that both the blood feud and the feud are manifested through the exercise of violence and according to the defense of moral or material interests of a group. Nevertheless, they respond to a  different logic. The general assumption of this study is that the values of the feuding paradigm are negotiable; as such, they can be at play and can be constantly modified even in contexts functionally renewed.

Biografia autore

Patrizia Resta, Università degli Studi di Foggia

Dipartimento di Sudi Umanistici. Lettere, Beni Culturali, Scienze della Formazione. Via Arpi, 176, 71121 Foggia, Italy.

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Come citare

Resta, P. (2015). Vendetta. Theory and practice of conflicts resolution. EtnoAntropologia, 3(1), 3–22.