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Violence and the state

L. J. Macfarlane

Violence and the state

by L. J. Macfarlane

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Published by Nelson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementL. J. Macfarlane.
    SeriesNelson"s political science library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC328.6 .M32
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 155 p. ;
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5245063M
    ISBN 100177110996, 0177120991
    LC Control Number75316943

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Violence and the state by L. J. Macfarlane Download PDF EPUB FB2

With a title like Globalization, the State, and Violence, one might think that the book might provide some insights into globalization, "the state," or violence. However, a reader needs to work very hard to draw anything from this book worth citing.1/5(1).

In this Book. Additional Information. Violence and the state; Matt Killingsworth Violence and the state offers an original and innovative way in which to understand political violence across a range of discipline areas. It explores the complex relationship between the state and its continued use of violence through a variety of historical Cited by: 1.

In providing a counterweight to the notion that political violence has irrevocably changed in a globalised world, Violence and the state offers an original and innovative way in which to understand political violence across a range of discipline areas.

It explores the complex relationship between the state. Mexico is currently undergoing a crisis of violence and insecurity that poses serious threats to democratic transition and rule of law.

This is the first book to put these developments in the context of post-revolutionary state-making in Mexico and to show that violence in Mexico is not the result of state failure, but of : Hardcover. Racist Violence and the State is the first serious study to apply a comparative research-based approach to the study of racist violence in Britain, France and The Netherlands since Setting racist violence within a historical background of the post-imperialist legacy, the author presents an accessible, fascinating and highly original analysis of the development of public and state attitudes to racist violence Cited by: SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life.

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Not only do modern states claim a monopoly of legitimate violence in this sense (Weber, ); they also perpetrate or instigate most of the world's serious violent crime: the infliction of pain, injury or death in contravention of legal or moral norms (Green and Ward, ).

It is this illegitimate violence, or state crime, that concerns us here. Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State. Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State explores the relationship between subalternity, the discourse and technology of the body, and the rise and proliferation of racial, colonial, sexual, domestic, and state violence, examining the materiality of violence on the "otherized" body.

The chapter presents competing concepts on the nature of violence, analyzes the different forms of state violence (genocide, political violence, and juridical violence), and suggests emerging trends in the literature of state violence that lead us to consider structural inequalities, the changing nature of the state, and the incorporation of new technologies of violent governance.

Social Movements, Political Violence, and the State - by Donatella della Porta September I began this book by suggesting that a comprehensive explanation for political violence lies in a research design that integrates three different levels of analysis: macro, meso, and micro.

“Grayson has written one of the most comprehensive books on the narco-violence in Mexico. The author provides historical insight into the antecedents of drug production, processing, transportation, and consumption and the evolution of the war on drugs and its impact on the broader US-Mexico relationshipCited by: This book provides a unique account of the pursuit of security at the edge of the global order.

It sheds light on reform of state police and armed forces, and analyses the alternative security structures that emerge in the absence of the state.

This book remains open-minded as. These books tell the truth about law, power, state violence, and help expose the lies of political theory, to build what I call a realist political theory. To give you an example, classical theory typically looks at the political scene from the point of view of.

What is state crime. This book sets out the parameters of state crime and highlights the complex issues involved. The authors provide a clear chapter-by -chapter assessment of state violence, corruption, state involvement in organised and corporate crime, avoidable ‘natural’ disasters, torture, criminal policing, war crimes and genocide.

Bringing together scholars, legal practitioners and human rights advocates, the book examines the intersections between gender, violence and the state in Asian contexts. It considers the role of state institutions in perpetuating and preventing violence based on gender and identity, and thus contributes to growing scholarship around due diligence standards under international law.

Violence. Violence is sadly central to social life and yet oddly marginal to social theory. It’s there in the background, not least as Weber defines the state by its monopoly of legitimate violence.

But as the example suggests, it’s the control of violence. Hannah Arendt's short book of political philosophy, On Violence, is a simple, fulfilling and digestible text that poses interesting questions for understanding politics, history, revolution and the State.

While her writing is less than perfect - she often wrote in a rush and then had her books 'englishified' - her exposition and discussion of political concepts is both insightful and /5().

I'd give this book 4 stars but for the fact that Dr. Gilligan's analysis excludes violence against nonhuman animals. Several studies have linked animal abuse and James Gilligan's experience as a psychiatrist in Massachusetts state prisons taught him that the root of all violence is shame/5.

State Violence and the Execution of Law stages a provocative analysis of how the biopolitical divide between human and animal has played a fundamental role in enabling state violence, including torture, secret imprisonment and killing-at-a-distance via drones. The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations is a book written by political scientist Samuel P.

the book, Huntington advances the theory of objective civilian control, according to which the optimal means of asserting control over the armed forces is to professionalize them. This is in contrast to subjective control, which involves Author: Samuel P.

Huntington. state and non-state violence, and equating the innocents kil led by states and non-state actors would ‘ignore the fact that, even while national armed forces have been responsible for farAuthor: Ruth Blakeley.

The Nation-State and Violence Volume 2 of A Contemporary Critique of Historical Materialism. by Anthony Giddens (Author); October ; First Edition; Paperback $; Title Details. Rights: Available in US, Canada, Philippines Pages: ISBN: In Freedom with Violence, Chandan Reddy develops a new paradigm for understanding race, sexuality, and national citizenship.

He examines a crucial contradiction at the heart of modernity: the nation-state’s claim to provide freedom from violence depends on its systematic deployment of violence against peoples perceived as nonnormative and irrational.