Social Theory of Fear

Terror, Torture, and Death in a Post-Capitalist World

by Geoffrey R. Skoll

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Book Description

In the current crisis of the capitalist world system, elites promote fear of crime and terrorism to keep and expand their privileges and control the masses. This book offers an analysis of the crisis and strategies for rebellion.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
 
xi
Chapter 1
Introduction
1
Chapter 2
Capitalism's Collapse
23
Chapter 3
States and Social Control
41
Chapter 4
Law and Terror
63
Chapter 5
Terror, Law, and Torture
79
Chapter 6
Camps, Gallows, Ghettos, Gulags, and Prisons
97
Chapter 7
The Rise of the Icon
115
Chapter 8
Modernism to Postmodernism and Beyond
131
Chapter 9
Resistance and the Fight against Repression
153
Chapter 10
The Rebel
175
References
 
199
Index
 
229

Book Details

Subject
Politics and Government
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2010
Pages
234
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9780230103498
ISBN10
0230103499
ISBN13 Digital
9780230112636
ISBN10 Digital
0230112633
PDF Size
1.2 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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