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Adrian Raine. 2014 .

Raine, Adrian,

"Why do some kids from good environments become mass murderers? Is there actually such a thing as a natural-born killer? And, if so, what can we do to identify and treat those born with a predisposition to criminal behavior? For more than three decades Adrian Raine has sought…
Michael A. Halleran. 2010 .

Halleran, Michael A. (Michael Anthony), 1963-

1. Masters and Fellows -- 2. Plures Ex Uno -- 3. "If That Is Masonry I Will Take Some of It Myself" -- 4. Saving the Life of the Enemy -- 5. Gentlemen of the White Apron -- 6. More Decent Interment -- 7. All Passions Laid Aside?: Freemasonry in the Army…
edited by William A. Edmundson. 1999 .

note: 1. Obligation to Obey the Law / Richard A. Wasserstrom -- 2. Justification of Civil Disobedience / John Rawls -- 3. Conflict between Authority and Autonomy / Robert Paul Wolff -- 4. Is There a Prima Facie Obligation to Obey the Law? / M. B. E. Smith…
Jonathan Simon. 2007 .

Simon, Jonathan, 1959-

From the Publisher: Across America today gated communities sprawl out from urban centers, employers enforce mandatory drug testing, and schools screen students with metal detectors. Social problems ranging from welfare dependency to educational inequality have been…
Walter Scheidel. 2017 .

Scheidel, Walter, 1966-

Introduction : The challenge of inequality -- Part I. A brief history of inequality : The rise of inequality -- Empires of inequality -- Up and down -- Part II. War : Total war -- The great compression -- Preindustrial warfare and civil war -- Part III. Revolution : Communism…
Walter Scheidel. 2017 .

Scheidel, Walter, 1966-

"Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel shows that inequality never…
12. Morality and political violence Book , Print in English
C.A.J. Coady. 2008 .

Coady, C. A. J.

"Political violence in the form of wars, insurgencies, terrorism, and violent rebellion constitutes a major human challenge today as it has so often in the past. It is a challenge not only to life and limb, but also to morality itself. In this book, C. A. J. Coady brings a…
13. Morality and political violence Book , Online in English
C.A.J. Coady. 2008 .

Coady, C. A. J.

"Political violence in the form of wars, insurgencies, terrorism, and violent rebellion constitutes a major human challenge today as it has so often in the past. It is a challenge not only to life and limb, but also to morality itself. In this book, C.A.J. Coady brings a…
John R. Lott, Jr. 1998 .

Lott, John R., Jr., 1958-

"Does allowing people to own or carry guns deter violent crime? Or does it cause more citizens to harm each other? Wherever people happen to fall along the ideological spectrum, their answers are all too often founded upon mere impressionistic and anecdotal evidence. In this…
15. Obedience to authority: an experimental view Book , Print in English
Stanley Milgram. 1974 .

Milgram, Stanley.

"In the 1960s Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram famously carried out a series of experiments that forever changed our perceptions of morality and free will. The subjects--or "teachers"--Were instructed to administer electroshocks to a human "learner" with the shocks…
Dave Grossman. 2009 .

Grossman, Dave.

Updated to include information on twenty-first century military conflicts, recent crime rates, suicide bombings, school shootings, and much more, this account looks at the techniques the military uses to overcome soldiers' reluctance to kill and examines the psychological cost on…
17. On violence Book , Print in English
Marie Gottschalk. 2006 .

Gottschalk, Marie.

"Over the past three decades the United States has built a carceral state that is unprecedented among Western countries and in U.S. history. Nearly one in fifty people, excluding children and the elderly, is incarcerated today, a rate unsurpassed anywhere else in the world. What…
Marie Gottschalk. 2006 .

Gottschalk, Marie.

The prison and the gallows : the construction of the carceral state in America -- Law, order, and alternative explanations -- Unlocking the past : the nationalization and politicization of law and order…
Farhad Khosrokhavar ; translated by Jane Marie Todd. 2017 .

Khosrokhavar, Farhad,

In the wake of the Paris, Beirut, and San Bernardino terrorist attacks, fears over “homegrown terrorism” have surfaced to a degree not seen since September 11, 2001—especially following the news that all of the perpetrators in Paris were European citizens. A sought-after…
edited by Daniel W. Webster and Jon S. Vernick. 2013 .

Gun policy lessons from the United States : keeping guns from high-risk individuals -- Making gun laws enforceable -- Gun policy lessons from the United States : high-risk guns -- International case studies of responses to gun violence -- Second amendment…
25. Selected writings Book , Print in English
Walter Benjamin ; edited by Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings. 1996 .

Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940.

v. 1. 1913-1926 -- v. 2. 1927-1934 -- v. 3. 1935-1938 -- v. 4. 1938-1940
27. The value of violence Book , Print in English
Benjamin Ginsberg. 2013 .

Ginsberg, Benjamin.

Violence: the driving force of political life -- Bureaucracy and violence -- Force and governance -- America: a tough nation -- Morality and violence -- Violence and change.
28. Violence: a micro-sociological theory Book , Print in English
Randall Collins. 2008 .

Collins, Randall, 1941-

"In the popular misconception fostered by blockbuster action movies and best-selling thrillers - not to mention conventional explanations by social scientists - violence is easy under certain conditions, like poverty, racial or ideological hatreds, or family pathologies. Randall…
29. Violence: six sideways reflections Book , Print in English
Slavoj Žižek. 2008 .

Žižek, Slavoj.

"There is violence everywhere and yet we cannot explain or accept it. Philosopher Slavoj Zizek's premise is that what we see - violence with a clearly identifiable agent - is itself generated by a hidden violence: the one which sustains our political and economic system." "Zizek…
Randall Collins. 2008 .

Collins, Randall, 1941-

The micro-sociology of violent confrontations -- Confrontational tension and incompetent violence -- Forward panic -- Attacking the weak: I. domestic abuse -- Attacking the weak: II. bullying, mugging, and holdups -- Staging fair fights -- Violence as fun and entertainment…
Erica Chenoweth & Maria J. Stephan. 2011 .

Chenoweth, Erica, 1980-

pt. I WHY CIVIL RESISTANCE WORKS -- One. Success Of Nonviolent Resistance Campaigns -- Two. Primacy Of Participation In Nonviolent Resistance -- Three. Exploring Alternative Explanations For The Success Of Civil Resistance -- pt. II CASE STUDIES…
34. Why people obey the law Book , Print in English
Tom R. Tyler ; with a new afterword by the author. 2006 .

Tyler, Tom R.

Part I. Introduction : Procedural justice, legitimacy, and compliance -- Design of the Chicago study -- Part II. Legitimacy and compliance : Legitimacy as a theoretical issue -- Measuring legitimacy and compliance -- Does legitimacy contribute independently to compliance?…
35. The worth of war Book , Print in English
Benjamin Ginsberg. 2014 .

Ginsberg, Benjamin.

"Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing…