Violent Societies

Networks of Violence in Civil War and Peace

  • Christina┬áSteenkamp

Part of the Rethinking Political Violence book series (RPV)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 151-179

About this book


This book investigates the relationships between political violence, social violence and economic violence using examples from South Africa, Northern Ireland, Lebanon and Syria. It examines the cultural impact of war and argues that a culture of violence can explain the high levels of violence which are frequently found in post-war societies.


Violence political violence crime vigilantism xenophobia civil war culture of violence South Africa Northern Ireland Syria Civil War Peace violence

Authors and affiliations

  • Christina┬áSteenkamp
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  1. 1.Oxford Brookes UniversityUK

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