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Durkheim and Violence

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Interdisciplinary and international in scope, this volume forms the foundations for a Durkheimian sociology of violence, exploring the political anthropology of war, the rapport between power and the sacred, and various forms of contemporary irrationalism ranging from mass-mediated suicide to torture at Abu Ghraib. * Offers new theoretical paradigms and original theory * Forms the foundations for a radical Durkheimian sociology of violence * Explores the political anthropology of war, ranging from mass-mediated suicide to torture at Abu Ghraib * Contributions are made be leading Durkheim experts

Author Biography

S. Romi Mukherjee is General Secretary of the French Society for Durkheimian Studies; he is also Maitre de conferences in Political Theory and the History of Religions at L Institut d Etudes Politiques de Paris and Adjunct Professor in Global Studies at the University of Chicago-Paris Center. In addition to writing on the Durkheimian and Post-Durkheimian traditions, he has also published articles on cannibalism, the crisis of French Republicanism, anomie and political depression, and Deleuze and Guattari. He is currently writing a book on the sacred.
Release date Australia
March 19th, 2010
Edited by S.Romi Mukherjee
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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