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Description - Violence and Politics by Kenton Worcestor

Violence and Politics points out a paradox of contemporary political violence: it appears to be growing in scope and complexity even in this era of unprecedented democratic and economic growth. These essays cover a number of timely issues including pro-life terrorism, hate crimes, Islam's connection (or stereotyped connection) to violence, rape as a war crime, ethnic conflicts, and violence against those protesting for civil rights for women, gays and lesbians and blacks. Contributors cross disciplines and subdisciplines to examine the counter-intuitive persistence of violence in advanced democracies and in steadily improving developing countries. Includes contributions from: Charles Tilly, Ulric Shannon, Margarita Lopez-Maya, Mark Ungar, Carol Mason, Sally Avery Bermanzhon, John Keane, Roger MacGinty, Lisa Sharlach, Jeffry Murer

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415931113
ISBN-10: 0415931118
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 262
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kenton Worcestor

Kenton Worcester is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Marymount Manhattan College. Sally Avery Bermanzhon and Mark Ungar are both Assistant Professors of Political Science at Brooklyn College.