Visions of political violence

Introduction -- Systemic violence -- Institutional violence -- Crowds and group violence -- Conspiracy and the contemplation of crime -- Armed struggle and civil war -- Random killing and martyrdom -- Chaotic murder -- Belligerence as sexual violence -- Numinous terror -- Violence and social change...

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Main Author: Ruggiero, Vincenzo (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2020
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Summary:Introduction -- Systemic violence -- Institutional violence -- Crowds and group violence -- Conspiracy and the contemplation of crime -- Armed struggle and civil war -- Random killing and martyrdom -- Chaotic murder -- Belligerence as sexual violence -- Numinous terror -- Violence and social change -- Conclusion.
"This book offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical legal studies and literary criticism to consider how these forms of violence are linked"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:vii, 242 Seiten
ISBN:9780367261030
9780367261016