The Value of Violence

Hardcover $24.95

Prometheus Books | Sep 17, 2013 | 222 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781616148317

  • Hardcover$24.95

    Prometheus Books | Sep 17, 2013 | 222 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781616148317

  • Ebook$12.99

    Prometheus Books | Sep 17, 2013 | ISBN 9781616148324

Praise

“The most insightful recent book on the relationship between politics and violence in American domestic and foreign affairs.”
Martin Shefter, professor of government, Cornell University

“Very informative, thought-provoking, and interesting…. A great beginning for students, teachers, and almost anyone who values critical thinking and seeks greater understanding of the role of violence in our world.”
Portland Book Review

“Well-researched and well-written, and it will definitely make you think. I highly recommend this to anyone interested in politics or the structures of power.”
San Francisco Book Review

“Ginsberg shows that the modern world is the product of violence and the threat of violence, both of which shape our daily lives. A model of careful analysis, this fascinating book makes us think about human conflict in new ways. Ginsberg uses a wealth of engrossing examples to show not only where violence has led us but also what it means and how we can keep it under control.”
David Satter, author of It Was a Long Time Ago, and It Never Happened Anyway

“Ginsberg’s new study is important, whether or not you agree with it. It shines a searchlight on aspects of politics that mainstream approaches typically gloss over. It is also a pleasure to read, showing his characteristic combination of lucidity and insight.”
Thomas Ferguson, professor of political science, University of Massachusetts, Boston; senior fellow, Roosevelt Institute

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