(University of Pennsylvania)
Micro-Sociology of Violence
16.-20 Juni 2014
14-16h | 2-4pm
Graduiertenschule für Nordamerikastudien
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)
June 16: Social Interactions and Emotions in Violent Situations
Randall Collins, Dynamik der Gewalt. 2011 (Übersetzung) or
Randall Collins, Violence: A Micro-Sociological Theory. 2008:
June 17: Violent performances; limitations on violence
Collins, Violence: Chapters 5, 9
June 18: Fair fights; carousing violence
Collins, Violence: Chapters 6, 7
June 19: Counter-escalation and de-escalation of conflict and violence
Randall Collins, 2012: “C-Escalation and D-escalation: A Theory of the Time-Dynamics of Conflict.” American Sociological Review 77: 1-20.
Randall Collins, "Material interests are ambiguous motives; interaction ritual focus is better predictor of political behavior."
June 20: Emotional dominance; who wins and loses; how to stop violence locally
Collins, Violence: Chapters 4, 10, 11, and Epilogue: Practical Conclusions
Randall Collins, "Moby Dick and Hemingway's Bulls: On Learning the Techniques of Violence"
Randall Collins, "Tank Man and the Limits of Telephoto Lenses: Or, How Much Can Individuals Stop Violence?"