"Violence is sadly central to social life and yet oddly marginal to social theory. It's there in the background, not least as Weber defines the state by its monopoly of legitimate violence. But as the example suggests, it's the control of violence that looms large. Michel Wieviorka does a considerable service by calling our attention to violence itself, and to the theories like those of Sorel and Fanon who took it seriously. Wieviorka addresses the state, the media, and social movements. But perhaps his most important ...

Violence: A New Approach 2009, SAGE Publications Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847875464

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Violence: A New Approach 2009, SAGE Publications Ltd, London

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