Rise of Organised Brutality

Rise of Organised Brutality

A Historical Sociology of Violence

Malesevic, Sinisa

Cambridge University Press

04/2017

346

Dura

Inglês

9781107095625

15 a 20 dias

A comprehensive sociological analysis of all significant forms of organised violence, challenging the popular view that organised violence is in continuous decline. Illustrated with examples from around the world and throughout history, this book will appeal to students of political and historical sociology, conflict studies, international relations and political science.
Acknowledgements; Introduction: the faces of violence; 1. What is organised violence?; 2. Violence in the long run; 3. How old is human brutality?; 4. The rise and rise of organised violence; 5. Warfare; 6. Revolutions; 7. Genocides; 8. Terrorisms; 9. Why humans fight?; Conclusion: the future of organised violence; References; Index.
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