Organized Violence and Historical Sociology

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Handbook of History of Human Sciences_Springer

New chapter out by Olsson, C. & Malešević, S., (2022). Organized Violence and Historical Sociology, in David McCallum (ed), Handbook of the History of Human Sciences, New York: Springer, 2022

This chapter briefly reviews and analyzes the key contributions on organized violence within historical sociology. It explores both the macro- and micro-level studies that have influenced recent debates within the field. The first section looks at war and warfare, the second section analyzes the clandestine political violence, the third section explores the revolutions, and the final section engages with the scholarship on genocides.