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Body-Gendrot, Sophie

Violence in Europe

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Sophie Body-Gendrot

Part I. Contested Definitions

2. Violence: Reflections About a Word
Pieter Spierenburg

3. Violence as an Essentially Contested Concept
Willem Haan

Part II. Long-Term Trends

4. Homicide in Scandinavia: Long-Term Trends and Their Interpretations
Dag Lindström

5. Violence in France’s Past: An Anthropological Approach
François Ploux

6. The Fall and Rise of Homicide in Ireland
Ian O’Donnell

Part III. Contemporary Trends

7. Violence in Present-Day France: Data and Sociological Analysis
Philippe Robert

8. From Old Threats to Enigmatic Enemies: The Evolution of European Policies from Low Intensity Violence to Homegrown Terrorism
Sophie Body-Gendrot

Part IV. Gendering Violent Practices

9. The Language of Violence: Symbolic Body Parts in Marital Conflicts in Early Modern France
Dorothea Nolde

10. Negotiating Violence and Gender: Security and the Night Time Economy in the UK
Kate O’Brien, Dick Hobbs, Louise Westmarland

Part V. Politics, War and Violence

11. Violence and War: Measuring Homicide in Belgium (1900–1950)
Xavier Rousseaux, Frédéric Vesentini, Antoon Vrints

12. Democratization and Violence: European and International Perspectives
Susanne Karstedt

13. Violence and Violence-Control in Long-Term Perspective: ‘Testing’ Elias in Relation to War, Genocide, Crime, Punishment and Sport
Eric Dunning

Keywords: Social Sciences, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, general

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
266 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387097053

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