Violence & Society Study Group

The Violence and Society Study Group will offer a forum for theory and research in the sociology of violence. The group will embrace, for example, the study of interpersonal violence, collective violence, war studies, theories and definitions of violence, gendered violence, race and ethnicity and violence, state violence and genocide, debates over inequalities and violence, historical trends in violence, and coloniality and violence. This list is not exhaustive and as the membership grows, so will the topics included.