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Politics of Collective Violence

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ISBN-10: 0521531454

ISBN-13: 9780521531450

Edition: 2003

Authors: Charles Tilly, Douglas McAdam, Sidney Tarrow, Sidney Tarrow

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Are there any commonalities between such phenomena as soccer hooliganism, sabotage by peasants of landlord's property, and even the recent events of September 11? This book attempts to explain collective violence and to identify the best ways to mitigate it.
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Book details

List price: $31.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 6.06" wide x 9.13" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Charles Tilly (1929-2008) was the Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia University. His books include "Why?" (Princeton) and "Democracy".

Varieties of violence
Violence as politics
Trends, variations, and explanations
Violent rituals
Coordinated destruction
Scattered attacks
Broken negotiations