Durkheim and Violence
March 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Interdisciplinary and international in scope, this volume forms the foundations for a Durkheimian sociology of violence, exploring the political anthropology of war, the rapport between power and the sacred, and various forms of contemporary irrationalism ranging from mass-mediated suicide to torture at Abu Ghraib.
- Offers new theoretical paradigms and original theory
- Forms the foundations for a radical Durkheimian sociology of violence
- Explores the political anthropology of war, ranging from mass-mediated suicide to torture at Abu Ghraib
- Contributions are made be leading Durkheim experts