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Aspects of violence: a critical theory

"While most analyses don't define violence and regard it as an essentially contested concept, this book argues for an ontological definition of violence as a reduction of being. This enables a critical sociology to move beyond tacit acceptance of a historically contingent definition of vio...

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Main Author: Schinkel, Willem
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Basingstoke, Hampshire New York Palgrave Macmillan 2010
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:"While most analyses don't define violence and regard it as an essentially contested concept, this book argues for an ontological definition of violence as a reduction of being. This enables a critical sociology to move beyond tacit acceptance of a historically contingent definition of violence as profferred by the state"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 232-244
Physical Description:vii, 254 Seiten Illustrationen 23 cm
ISBN:0230577199
9780230577190