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- ISBN: 9780415301299 | 0415301297
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 3/7/2003
This volume locates the meaning of violence within social contexts, identities, and social divisions. It aims to break open our way of speaking about violence and demonstrate the value in exploring the multiple, contradictory, and complex meanings of violence in society. The wide range of topics cover violence between prostitutes and clients, among young people, in bars and nightclubs, in prison, as well as violence motivated by racism or homophobia.