Pieter

MURDER AND VIOLENCE IN MODERN LATIN AMERICA

Murder and Violence in Modern Latin America

Eric A. Johnson, Ricardo D. Salvatore and Pieter Spierenburg (eds.)
MURDER AND VIOLENCE IN MODERN LATIN AMERICA

This is the first book resulting from an ambitious project to examine all forms of violence world-wide from the distant past until modern times. Contributions range from Mexico to Argentina and from gangs to genocide. The concluding article by Ricardo Salvatore applies the theories of Norbert Elias to Latin American history.


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VIOLENCE IN EUROPE: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES

Violence in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Sophie Body-Gendrot and Pieter Spierenburg (eds.)
VIOLENCE IN EUROPE - HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES

This collection results from a project that brought together social scientists and historians studying violence. Contributions range from marital conflict to sport, from homicide trends to night time leasure. My own contribution discusses the meaning of the word violence.


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SOCIAL CONTROL IN EUROPE PART1 1500 - 1800

Social Control in Europe part1 1500 - 1800

Herman Roodenburg and Pieter Spierenburg (eds.)

Like its companion volume on the modern period, this volume deals with social control in the widest sense: from legal punishments to informal control in neighborhoods. In between was the institution of church discipline. My introduction provides a historical and formal analysis of the concept of social control.


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SOCIAL CONTROL IN EUROPE PART2 1800 - 2000

Clive Emsley, Eric Johnson and Pieter Spierenburg (eds.)

Like its companion volume on the early modern period, this volume deals with social control in the widest sense. There is special attention for industrial discipline in the nineteenth century and for the various authoritarian régimes of the twentieth. The contributors show that even "totalitarian" social control was far from total. My introduction provides a historical and formal analysis of the concept of social control.


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MEN AND VIOLENCE

Men And Violence-Pieter Spierenburg

Pieter Spierenburg (ed.)
MEN AND VIOLENCE - GENDER, HONOR AND RITUALS IN MODERN EUROPE AND AMERICA

Published in 1998, this book was the first to explicitly link violence and gender. Up to then, the concept of gender had been applied to women only, not to masculinity. Dueling is a key theme. Next to the elite or formal duel, attention is paid to the popular duel - again a concept first proposed in this book. One of my two contributions is about knife fighting in Amsterdam.


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PRIVATE DOMAIN, PUBLIC INQUIRY

PRIVATE DOMAIN, PUBLIC INQUIRY

Anton Schuurman and Pieter Spierenburg (eds.)
PRIVATE DOMAIN, PUBLIC INQUIRY - FAMILIES AND LIFE-STYLES IN THE NETHERLANDS AND EUROPE, 1550 TO THE PRESENT

This collection, resulting from a conference in Rotterdam two years earlier, brings together a number of Dutch historians and a few experts from other countries. It combines two themes: the history of relations within the family and that of material culture.


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