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The emergence of a lumpen-consumerate : the aesthetics of consumption and violence in the English riots of 2011
(2015-06) - Journal article
Within hours of the outset of unrest in the August 2011 English Riots, the government asserted that they were the doings of “criminal gangs”. In doing so, government officials and journalistic commentators cited television ...
Understanding collective violence : the communicative and performative qualities of violence in acts of belonging
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-11) - Book item
This chapter explores the motivations for joining violent groups across arange of circumstances. In particular, the chapter will explore the similarities in the role of violence as a marker of identity within groups as ...