Violence and the Civilising Process in Cambodia

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In 1939, the German sociologist Norbert Elias published his groundbreaking work The Civilizing Process, which has come to be regarded as one of the most influential works of sociology today. In this insightful new study tracing the history of violence in Cambodia, the authors evaluate the extent to which Elias's theories can be applied in a non-western context. Drawing from historical and contemporary archival sources, constabulary statistics, victim surveys and newspaper reports, Broadhurst, Bouhours and Bouhours chart ...

Violence and the Civilising Process in Cambodia 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107109117

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