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The Value of Violence - a book by Ginsberg, Benjamin

The Value of Violence

The Value of Violence( )
Author: Ginsberg, Benjamin
ISBN:978-1-61614-831-7
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Prometheus Books, Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
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"Though violence is commonly deplored, political scientist Ginsberg argues that in many ways it is indispensable, unavoidable, and valuable. Ginsberg sees violence manifested in society in many ways. ""Law-preserving violence"" (using Walter Benjamin's phrase) is the chief means by which society preserves social order. Behind the security of a stable society are the blunt instruments of the police, prisons, and the power of the bureaucratic state to coerce and manipulate. Ginsberg also...
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Pages:250
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Violence In Society
Political Science / Terrorism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.4 x 9.35 x 0.97 Inches
Book Weight:0.889 Pounds

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