Elias, organised violence and terrorism

Tony Ward*, Peter Young

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter discusses the application to terrorism of Norbert Elias's sociological theory of violence, focusing on religiously-inspired suicide attacks such as the 2006 London bombings.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobalisation, Citizenship and the War on Terror
PublisherEdward Elgar
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781845427405
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes


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