Search icone
Search and publish your papers
Our Guarantee
We guarantee quality.
Find out more!

Civilizing Europe: Historical trends in violent crime

Or download with : a doc exchange

About the author

 
Level
General public

About the document

Acepublisher .
Published date
Language
documents in English
Format
Word
Type
case study
Pages
2 pages
Level
General public
Accessed
0 times
Validated by
Committee Oboolo.com
0 Comment
Rate this document
  1. Introduction
  2. Civilizing Europe
  3. Historical trends in violent crime
  4. Social control
  5. D. Reisman
  6. Conclusion

We have two articles which were written by Eisner in 2003 and 2008. In the first one, we focused on theoretical approaches which explain the decline of violence in the long-term. It is clear that if you look back over the last centuries, we can observe a huge decrease of violent behaviors. The second one also gives use theoretical approach to understand more recent evolution, especially the years of increase during the second half of the twentieth century.

In the introduction of the first article, the author explains the difficulty to put forward a general explanation for the evolution of violence because of the disparity of local patterns. However, he argues that there are five points which can characterize general patterns in long term perspectives. First, there has been a little change in the sex and age structure of violence offenders.

Secondly, it is clear there has been a decline of interpersonal criminal violence in Europe. Thirdly, we must take account of the differences in terms of pace and timing among European societies. Fourth, Eisner assumes that historically, there is a correlation between a high level of violence and a high level of elite involvement. Five, it is agreed that when we speak about violence, we generally mean male-to-male encounters because it represents the majority of the cases.

Top sold for educational studies

Legalization of Marijuana

 Social studies   |  Educational studies   |  Case study   |  12/10/2013   |   .doc   |   2 pages

Williams Act and takeover defences in the United States

 Social studies   |  Educational studies   |  Case study   |  05/13/2014   |   .doc   |   2 pages

Most rated for educational studies

Alternative assessments to standardized testing

 Social studies   |  Educational studies   |  Term papers   |  05/20/2009   |   .doc   |   5 pages

The Metaphysics of Photography

 Social studies   |  Educational studies   |  Case study   |  12/05/2013   |   .doc   |   6 pages