In the previous chapter it was suggested that the current state of play in the literature on violence reflects a disquieting schism between two rival positions, with one faction defining violence narrowly around the notion of excessive force, while the other defines violence more broadly around the notion of a violation of rights. These two rival positions were labelled respectively the Minimalist Conception of Violence (MCV) and the Comprehensive Conception of Violence (CCV), and it was even suggested that perhaps there are not one but two concepts of violence.
KeywordsSocial Dynamic Social Agent Excessive Force Objective Definition Theorist Echo
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