Sociology of Violence Reading List Definition, Manifestation and Explanation of Violence
1 Sociology of Violence Reading List Definition, Manifestation and Explanation of Violence Agnew, Robert. 1985. "A Revised Strain Theory of Delinquency." Social Forces 64:151 - 167. —. 1992. "Foundation for a General Strain Theory of Crime and Delinquency." Criminology 30:47 - 87. —. 2006. Pressured into Crime: An Overview of General Strain Theory. Roxbury. Arendt, Hannah. 1970. On violence. New York,: Harcourt. Ascher, William. 1986. "The Moralism of Attitudes Supporting Intergroup Violence." Political Psychology 7:403-425. Beeghley, Leonard. 2003. Homicide: A Sociological Explanation. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield. Brustein, William 1996. The Logic of Evil. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Buss, David 2005. The Murderer Next Door: Why the Mind Is Designed to Kill. New York: Penguin Press. Chasin, Barbara H. 2004. Inequality & violence in the United States: casualties of capitalism. Amherst, N.Y.: Humanity Books. Cloward, Richard A. and Lloyd E. Ohlin. 1960. Delinquency and Opportunity: A Theory of Delinquent Gangs. New York: The Free Press. Collins, Randall. 1974. "Three faces of cruelty: towards a comparative sociology of violence." Theory and Society 1:415 - 440. —. 2008. Violence : a micro-sociological theory. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Coser, Lewis A. 1956. The functions of social conflict. Glencoe, Ill.,: Free Press. Derriennic, Jean-Pierre. 1972. "Theory and Ideologies of Violence." Journal of Peace Research 9:361-374. DeSteno, David, Nilanjana Dasgupta, Monica Y. Bartlett, and Aida Cajdric. 2004. "Prejudice from Thin Air: The Effect of Emotion on Automatic Intergroup Attitudes." Psychological Science 15:319-324. 2 Dollard, J., Doob, L. W., Miller, N.E., Mowrer, O. H. and Sears O.O. Frustration and Aggression. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Ellis, Lee and Anthony Walsh. 1997. “Gene-Based Evolutionary Theories in Criminology.” Criminology 35:229-76. Felson, Richard B. 1982. “Impression Management and the Escalation of Aggression and Violence.” Social Psychology Quarterly 45: 245-254. Felson, Richard B. and Henry Steadman. 1983. “Situational Factors in Disputes Leading to Criminal Violence.” Criminology 21; 59-74. Felson, Richard B. and Messner, Steven. 1996. “To Kill or Not to Kill?: Lethal Outcomes in Injurious Attacks.” Criminology 34: 201-227. Foucault, Michel. 1977. Discipline and Punishment. New York: Pantheon Books. Fox, James A., Levin, Jack, and Quinet, Kenna. 2005. The Will to Kill: Making Sense of Senseless Murder (2nd ed). Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Hardin, Russell. 1995. One for all: the logic of group conflict. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Hirschi, Travis. 1969. Causes of Delinquency. Berkeley: University of California Press. Jackman, Mary R. 2002. "Violence in Social Life." Annual Review of Sociology 28:387-415. Katz, Jack. 1988. Seductions of crime: moral and sensual attractions in doing evil. New York: Basic Books. Levin, Jack and Gordana Rabrenovic. 2004. Why we hate. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books. McCarthy, Bill. 2002. “New Economics of Sociological Criminology.” Annual Review of Sociology 28:417-42. Merton, Robert K. 1967. Social Theory and Social Structure. New York: The Free Press. (Ch. 6 & 7). Oberschall, Anthony. 1978. "Theories of Social Conflict." Annual Review of Sociology 4:291-315. Nisbett, Richard E. and Dov Cohen. 1996. Culture of Honor: The Psychology of Violence in the South. Westview Press. Rafter, Nicole Hahn. May 1997. “Psychopathy and the Evolution of Criminological Knowledge.” Theoretical Criminology. 1(2): 235-59. 3 Ross, Marc Howard. 1986. "A Cross-Cultural Theory of Political Conflict and Violence." Political Psychology 7:427-469. Southerland, Mittie D., Pamela A. Collins, and Kathryn E. Scarborough. 1997. Workplace violence : a continuum from threat to death. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Pub. Co. Spitzer, Steven. 1975. "Toward a Marxian Theory of Deviance." Social Problems 22:638-651. Turpin, Jennifer E. and Lester R. Kurtz. 1997. The Web of violence: from interpersonal to global. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Useem, Bert. 1998. "Breakdown Theories of Collective Action." Annual Review of Sociology 24:215-238. Walsh, Anthony and Lee Ellis (eds.). 2003. Biosocial Criminology: Challenging Environmentalism’s Supremacy. New York: Nova Science Publishers. Wilson, Edward O. 1999. On Human Nature. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Gender and Family Violence Allen, Beverly. 2002. ""Toward a New Feminist Theory of Rape": A Response from the Field." Signs 27:777-781. Breines, Wini and Linda Gordon. 1983. "The New Scholarship on Family Violence." Signs 8:490-531. Brownmiller, Susan. 1993. Against our will: men, women, and rape. New York: Fawcett Columbine. Campbell, Anne 1993. Men, Women, and Aggression. New York: Basic Books. Dobash, R. Emerson, and Dobash, Russell P. 1998. Rethinking Violence against Women. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Gelles, Richard J., & Straus Murray A. 1979. “Determinants of Violence in the Family: Toward a Theoretical Integration.” Pp. 549-580 in Contemporary Theories about the Family, vol. 1, edited by W.R. Burr, R. Hill, F.I. Nye, & I. L. Reiss. New York: Free Press. Goode, William J. 1971. “Force and Violence in the Family.” Journal of Marriage and the Family 33: 624-636. Hurtado, Aida 1997. The Color of Privilege: Three Blasphemies on Race and Feminism. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 4 Korbin, Jill E. 2003. "Children, Childhoods, and Violence." Annual Review of Anthropology 32:431-446. Laslett, B 1978. “The family as a public and private institution: A historical perspective.” Journal of Marriage and the Family, 35:480-492 Loseke, Donileen R. 2005. “Through a Sociological Lens: The Complexities of Family Violence.” Pp.35-48 in Current Controversies on Family Violence. edited by D.R. Loseke, R.J. Gelles and M.M. Cavanaugh. Thousand Oaks: Sage. Haaken, Janice. 2002. "Toward a New Feminist Theory of Rape": The Seductions of Theory." Signs 27:781-786. Helliwell, Christine. 2000. ""It's Only a Penis": Rape, Feminism, and Difference." Signs 25:789816. Heise, Lori L. 1998. "Violence Against Women: An Integrated, Ecological Framework." Violence Against Women 4:262 - 290. Hollander, Jocelyn A. 2001. "Vulnerability and Dangerousness." Gender & Society 15:83-109. Kaufman, Michael. 1987. "The Construction of Masculinity and the Triad of Men's Violence." in Beyond patriarchy : essays by men on pleasure, power, and change, edited by M. Kaufman. Toronto ; New York: Oxford University Press. Korbin, Jill E. 2003. "Children, Childhoods, and Violence." Annual Review of Anthropology 32:431-446. Letellier, Patrick. 1994. "Gay and Bisexual Male Domestic Violence Victimization: Challenges to Feminist Theory and Responses to Violence." Violence and Victims 9:95 - 106. Mardorossian, Carine M. 2002. "Toward a New Feminist Theory of Rape." Signs 27:743-775. Martin, Patricia Yancey, John R. Reynolds, and Shelley Keith. 2002. "Gender Bias and Feminist Consciousness among Judges and Attorneys: A Standpoint Theory Analysis." Signs 27:665-701. Messerschmidt, James W. 1999. "Making Bodies Matter." Theoretical Criminology 3:197-220. Michalski, Joseph H. 2005. "Explaining Intimate Partner Violence: The Sociological Limitations of Victimization Studies." Sociological Forum 20:613-640. Raj, Anita and Jay Silverman. 2002. "Violence Against Immigrant Women." Violence Against Women 8:367-398. 5 Richie, Beth E. and Valli Kanuha. 1993. "Battered Women of Color in Public Health Care Systems: Racism, Sexism, and Violence." Pp. 288 - 299 in Wings of gauze: women of color and the experience of health and illness, edited by B. Bair and S. E. Cayleff. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Swan, Suzanne C. and David L. Snow. 2002. "A Typology of Women's Use of Violence in Intimate Relationships." Violence Against Women 8:286-319. Thornhill, Randy and Craig Palmer. 2000. A natural history of rape: biological bases of sexual coercion. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Ullman, Sarah E., Henrietta H. Filipas, Stephanie M. Townsend, and Laura L. Starzynski. 2006. "The Role of Victim-Offender Relationships in Women's Sexual Assault Experiences." Journal of Interpersonal Violence 21:798 - 819. Tjaden, Patricia and Nancy Thoennes. 2000. "Prevalence and Consequences of Male-toFemale and Female-to-Male Intimate Partner Violence as Measured by the National Violence Against Women Survey." Violence Against Women 6:142 - 161. Williams, K. R. 1992. “Social Sources of Marital Violence and Deterrence: Testing an Integrated Theory of Assaults between Partners.” Journal of Marriage and the Family 54: 620-629. Yllo, Kersti. 1998. "Through a Feminist Lens: Gender, Power, and Violence." Pp. 609 - 619 in Families in the U.S.: kinship and domestic politics, Women in the political economy, edited by K. V. Hansen and A. I. Garey. Philadelphia, Pa.: Temple University Press. Juvenile and School Violence Agnew, Robert, Timothy Brezina, John Paul Wright, and Francis T. Cullen. 2002. "Strain, personality traits, and delinquency: Extending general strain theory." Criminology 40:43 72. Cummings, Scott and Daniel J. Monti, eds. 1993. Gangs. The Origins and Impact of Contemporary Youth Gangs in the U.S. Albany: State University of New York Press.. Fagan, J. & Wilkinson, D.L. 1998. “Social Contexts and Functions of Adolescent Violence.” Pp. 55-93 in Violence in American Schools, edited by D. S. Elliott, Hamburg, B.A. and Williams, K.R. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Hagan, John and Bill McCarthy. Mean Streets: Youth Crime and Homelessness. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1998 6 Heimer, Karen. 1997. "Socioeconomic Status, Subcultural Definitions, and Violent Delinquency." Social Forces 75:799-833. Heimer, Karen and Stacy De Coster. 1999. "The gendering of violent delinquency." 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Rampage : the social roots of school shootings. New York: Basic Books. Sampson, Robert J., Jeffrey D. Morenoff, and Felton Earls. 1999. “Beyond Social Capital: Spatial Dynamics of Collective Efficacy for Children.” American Sociological Review 64:633-60. Simons, Ronald L., Leslie G. Simons, and L. Wallace. (2004). Families, Delinquency, and Crime. Oxford Press. Sykes, Gresham M. and David Matza. 1957. "Techniques of Neutralization: A Theory of Delinquency." American Sociological Review 22:664-670. Urban Unrest Baumgartner, M.P. 1988. The Moral Order of a Suburb. New York: Oxford University Press. Bourgois, Philippe. 1995. In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio. New York: Cambridge University Press. 7 Bursik, Robert J., Jr. and Harold G. Grasmick. 1993. Neighborhoods and Crime: The Dimensions of Effective Community Control. New York: Lexington Books. Bobo, Lawrence, J. Johnson, M. Oliver, J. Sidanius, and C. Zubrinsky. 1992. Public Opinion Before and After a Spring of Discontent. Los Angeles: UCLA Center for the Study of Urban Poverty Coughlin, Brenda and Sudhir Venhatesh. 2003. The Urban Street Gang after 1970. Annual Review of Sociology 29:41-64 Glassner, Barry. 2000. The Culture of Fear. New York: Basic Books Currie, Elliot: “Understanding Crime: Inequality and Community” Confronting Crime: An American Challenge. 1985 Hagan, John. Crime and Disrepute. 1994. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Pine Forge Press. Hagedorn, John M. 1998. People and Folks: Gangs, Crime and the Underclass in a Rustbelt City. Chicago: Lane View Press Jankowski, Martin Sanchez. 1991. Islands in the City. Berkeley: University of California Press. Morrison, Peter and Ira Lowry. 1994. A Riot of Color. In the Los Angeles Riots, edited by M. Baldassare. Boulder: Westview Press Piven, Frances Fox, and Richard Cloward. 1977. Poor People’s Movements. New York: Vintage Books. Sears, David 1994. 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"The Psychology of Group Conflict and the Dynamic of Oppression: A Social Dominance Perspective." Pp. 183 - 219 in Explorations in Political Psychology, edited by S. Iyengar and W. J. McGuire. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Sivakumaran, Sandesh. 2007. "Sexual Violence Against Men in Armed Conflict." European Journal of International Law 18:253-276. Snyder, Jack L. 2000. From voting to violence : democratization and nationalist conflict. New York: Norton. Stern, Paul C. 1995. "Why Do People Sacrifice for Their Nations?" Political Psychology 16:217-235. Turk, Austin T. 2004. "Sociology of Terrorism." Annual Review of Sociology 30:271-286. Varshney, Ashutosh. 2002. Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life: Hindus and Muslims in India. New Haven: Yale University Press. Williams, Robin M. Jr. 2003. The Wars Within: Peoples and States in Conflict. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press. 11 Williams, Robin Murphy, Jr. 1994. "The Sociology of Ethnic Conflicts: Comparative International Perspectives." Annual Review of Sociology 20:49-79. Wessells, Michael G. 2006. Child soldiers: from violence to protection. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. Wessells, Michael G. 1998. "Review: Children, Armed Conflict, and Peace." Journal of Peace Research 35:635-646.Yashar, Deborah J. 2007. "Resistance and identity politics in an age of globalization." The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science:160 - 181. Zarkov, Dubravka. 2007. The body of war: media, ethnicity, and gender in the break-up of Yugoslavia. Durham: Duke University Press. Alternatives to Violence Bjorgo, Tore and John Horgan eds. 2009: Leaving Terrorism Behind: Disengagement from Political Violence. London: Routledlge. Braithwaite, John. 2002. Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation. Oxford University Press. DeLaet, Debra L. 2006. "Gender Justice: A Gendered Assessment of Truth-Telling Mechanisms." 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