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C. Wright Mills and the ending of violence

Author: John D Brewer
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
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This book has two aims: to clarify the meaning of C. Wright Mills's depiction of the sociological imagination and to use this to develop a sociological framework that assists in understanding the process by which communal violence has ended in Northern Ireland and South Africa. The contrast between these two societies is a familiar one, but the book is novel by developing an explanatory framework based on Mills's  Read more...
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Named Person: C Wright Mills; Mills, C. Wright <1916-1962> - (Charles Wright); C Wright Mills; C Wright Mills; Charles Wright Mills; Charles Wright Mills; Charles Wright Mills
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D Brewer
ISBN: 0333801806 9780333801802
OCLC Number: 51944507
Description: xi, 197 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Conflict, violence and peace --
1. C. Wright Mills and the sociological imagination --
2. The historical specificity of the peace process --
3. Individual biographical experiences and peace --
4. The intersection of politics and the social structure --
The sociological imagination and the peace process.
Responsibility: John D. Brewer.
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