Violence

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution

April 2018

We have long understood the Industrial Revolution as a triumphant story of innovation and technology.

Red Leviathan: Authority and Violence in Revolutionary Political Culture

December 2017

As Mao euphemistically remarked, revolutions are not dinner parties. Violence is to be expected when political regimes are overturned.

Handgun Acquisitions in California After Two Mass Shootings

June 2017

Mass shootings are common in the United States. They are the most visible form of firearm violence. Their effect on personal decisions to purchase firearms is not well understood.

The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

January 2017

How only violence and catastrophes have consistently reduced inequality throughout world historyAre mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality?...

Women in the Crosshairs: Violence Against Women during the Second World War

January 2017

This article seeks to look broadly at Second World War violence through the lens of gender; to shift the focus from attacks on ethno-national groups to the ways that women were targeted within and...

Genocide: A World History (New Oxford World History)

December 2016

Genocide occurs in every time period and on every continent. Using the 1948 U.N.

Immigration into Europe: Economic Discrimination, Violence, and Public Policy

June 2014

Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia

November 2012

This is a magisterial new account of the day-to-day practice of Russian criminal justice in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.

Just War and the International Fight Against Terrorism: Is it war?

December 2006

Just war theory is the traditional approach taken to questions of the morality of war, but war today is far from traditional.

Humanitarian Intervention and Relation Sovereignty

December 2006

Just war theory is the traditional approach taken to questions of the morality of war, but war today is far from traditional.

The Nation's Pain and Women's Shame: Polish Women and Wartime Violence

December 2006

This volume explores the role of gender on both the home and fighting fronts in eastern Europe during World Wars I and II.

Gender and Antisemitism in Wartime Soviet Exile

December 2005

From the Middle Ages until World War II, Poland was host to Europe's largest and most vibrant Jewish population.