Author Archives: Chris Powell

Civilization Deconstructed: A Figurational Theory of Genocide

Just published: Christopher Powell, Barbaric Civilization: A Critical Sociology of Genocide. (MontrĂ©al, Ithaca, and London: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011) 368 pp. ISBN: 9780773538566. Why have the largest mass murders in human history taken place in the past hundred years? And … Continue reading

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The good of civilization

Hello all, I’d first like to thank the organizers of “Elias in the 21st Century” for a very successful and enormously stimulating conference! I have a question that I’d like to put to the members of this list if I … Continue reading

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