By Thomas A. Gregor
A stimulating and cutting edge attention of the concept that, factors, and perform of peace in societies either historic and glossy, human and primate.
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Similarly, sociologists examine deviance, crime, and dysfunctional families. Research grants are in short supply for those who want to study why people do not take drugs or why they live harmoniously with their spouses. They may even face ridicule, as happened in 1976, when Senator William Proxmire awarded his "Golden Fleece Award" for a researcher's efforts to study love. Had the research focused on divorce or spouse abuse, it would have seemed reasonable. My point is that the expected state of human affairs such as peace (even though it is actually rather rare) is unexamined by the social scientist.
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A Natural History of Peace by Thomas A. Gregor