June 2012, Polity
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- A major new book on the present-day forms of evil Ð terrorism, violence, racism and hatred.
- Rather than treating evil as a supernatural force or a religious issue, Wieviorka analyses it from a sociological point of view, showing how these various forms of evil are constituted in day-to-day life.
- The author draws on his research into these forms of evil in order to develop a fresh approach to understanding the darker regions of human behaviour.
- This book will appeal to students and scholars as well as professionals such as social workers and general readers keen to understand the human production of inhuman conduct.