Violence: a micro-sociological theory

The micro-sociology of violent confrontations -- Confrontational tension and incompetent violence -- Forward panic -- Attacking the weak: I. domestic abuse -- Attacking the weak: II. bullying, mugging, and holdups -- Staging fair fights -- Violence as fun and entertainment -- Sports violence -- How...

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Main Author: Collins, Randall (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, NJ [u.a.] Princeton Univ. Press 2008
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Summary:The micro-sociology of violent confrontations -- Confrontational tension and incompetent violence -- Forward panic -- Attacking the weak: I. domestic abuse -- Attacking the weak: II. bullying, mugging, and holdups -- Staging fair fights -- Violence as fun and entertainment -- Sports violence -- How fights start, or not -- The violent few -- Violence as dominance in emotional attention space
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. [527] - 553
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Physical Description:XI, 563 S. Ill. 23 cm
ISBN:9780691143224
0691133131
9780691133133