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Author Layton, Robert, 1944-

Title Order and anarchy : civil society, social disorder and war / Robert Layton
Edition 1st ed
Published Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 197 pages)
Contents Civil society and social cohesion -- Self interest and social evolution -- The breakdown of social order -- Warfare, biology and culture
Summary Studying civil society, the evolution of social relations, and the breakdown of social order, Order and Anarchy re-examines the role of violence in human social evolution. Drawing on anthropology, political science, and evolutionary theory, it offers a novel approach to understanding stability and instability in human society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-192) and index
Notes English
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Subject Social stability.
Violence.
Social evolution.
Civil society.
Violence
Cultural Evolution
violence.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Violence in Society.
Civil society.
Social evolution.
Social stability.
Violence.
B├╝rgerliche Gesellschaft
Krieg
Sociale evolutie.
Geweld.
Maatschappelijk middenveld.
Orde.
Form Electronic book
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