Violence in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives / Edition 1

Violence in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives / Edition 1

by Sophie Body-Gendrot, Pieter Spierenburg
     
 

ISBN-10: 038709704X

ISBN-13: 9780387097046

Pub. Date: 10/09/2008

Publisher: Springer New York

Taking a sociocultural long view, the authors, from a range of disciplines, examine violent phenomena in Europe and analyze the role of violence – from street crime to terrorist attacks, homicide to genocide – in the evolution of human and national behaviour.

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Taking a sociocultural long view, the authors, from a range of disciplines, examine violent phenomena in Europe and analyze the role of violence – from street crime to terrorist attacks, homicide to genocide – in the evolution of human and national behaviour.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387097046
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/09/2008
Series:
Lecture Notes in Mathematics
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Sophie Body-Gendrot Part One: Contested Definitions Pieter Spierenburg Violence: Reflections About a Word Willem de Haan Violence as an Essentially Contested Concept Part Two: Long-Term Trends Dag Lindström Homicide in Scandinavia: Long-Term Trends and Their Interpretations François Ploux Violence in France's Past: An Anthropological Approach Ian O’Donnell The Fall and Rise of Homicide in Ireland Part Three: Contemporary Trends Philippe Robert Violence in Present-Day France: Data and Sociological Analysis Sophie Body-Gendrot From Old Threats to Enigmatic Enemies: The Evolution of European Policies from Low Intensity Violence to Homegrown Terrorism Part Four: Gendering Violent Practices Dorothea Nolde The Language of Violence: Symbolic Body Parts in Marital Conflicts in Early Modern France Kate O'Brien, Dick Hobbs, Louise Westmarland Negotiating Violence and Gender: Security and the Night Time Economy in the UK Part Five: Politics, War and Violence Xavier Rousseaux, Frédéric Vesentini, Antoon Vrints Violence and War: Measuring Homicide in Belgium, 1900-1950 Susanne Karstedt Democratization and Violence: European and International Perspectives Eric Dunning Violence and Violence Control in Long-Term Perspective: Testing Elias in Relation to War, Genocide, Crime, Punishment and Sport

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