Conflict And The Web of Group-Affiliations

By George Simmel, Kurt H. Wolff (translator), Reinhard Bendix (translator)

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Two major essays on the dynamics of social organization by the great German philosopher and social theorist Georg Simmel.

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This is now a well-recognised and established intervention in the ongoing debate about the status and function of violence of life in society.

Simmel makes particularly telling points in his discussion of the ways in which group identities may be forged and maintained through violent action and the costs that may be incurred by resisting such social practices.

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