Contesting Dominance and Performing Badness: A Micro-Sociological Analysis of the Forms, Situational Asymmetry, and Severity of Street Violence

This article proposes two ideal types of street violence: contesting dominance and performing badness. These ideal types were used as heuristic devices in qualitative analyses of 159 violent interactions among Dutch youth, taken from judicial case files. These analyses revealed that over half of the...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Don Weenink
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: HOBOKEN Wiley Subscription Services 01.03.2015
published in: Sociological forum (Randolph, N.J.) Vol. 30; no. 1; pp. 83 - 102
Related: Cultural Sociology
Data of publication: 20150301
ISSN: 0884-8971
EISSN: 1573-7861
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Online Access: Fulltext
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