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Author Collins, Randall, 1941-

Title Violence : a micro-sociological theory / Randall Collins.

Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2008]
©2008

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 UniM Bail  303.60973 COLL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 563 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [527]-553) and index.
Contents 1 Micro-sociology of Violent Confrontations 1 -- Part 1 Dirty Secrets of Violence 37 -- 2 Confrontational Tension and Incompetent Violence 39 -- 3 Forward Panic 83 -- 4 Attacking the Weak: I. Domestic Abuse 134 -- 5 Attacking the Weak: II. Bullying, Mugging, and Holdups 156 -- Part 2 Cleaned-up and Staged Violence 191 -- 6 Staging Fair Fights 193 -- 7 Violence as Fun and Entertainment 242 -- 8 Sports Violence 282 -- Part 3 Dynamics and Structure of Violent Situations 335 -- 9 How Fights Start, or Not 337 -- 10 Violent Few 370 -- 11 Violence as Dominance in Emotional Attention Space 413.
Subject Violence -- United States.
Violence -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9780691133133 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691133131 (hardcover : alk. paper)