Violence and Society

Violence and Society

by Larry Ray

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473907911
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/24/2018
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

About the Author

I joined the University of Kent in 1998. Before that I was in the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University. In 1996, I was visiting scholar, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand. At Kent I was Head of the Department of Sociology and then SSPSSR between 1999-2001, and Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences between 2009-11. I am currently Director of Research for SSPSSR.

Table of Contents

Introduction
What Is Violence?
Origins of Violence
Violence, Bodies and Civilization
Spaces of Violence
Masculinities and Violence
Violence and the Private Sphere
Explaining Homicide
The Politics of 'Hate Crime'
Modernity and the Holocaust
Conclusion

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