Why terrorism has changed in recent years
ideology has shifted to become more religious ?
Why was 9/11 an unusual event
magnitude of the number of people affected?
How is the term race riot different today than in the past
used to be against
What region of the US are you from?
US homicide rate lower or higher than England?
Pinker discussed south violence. Which of the following
Civilizing these United States *Explicitly about Homicide for lecture*
Do you think the U.S. is more or less dangerous to live in than it was 15 years ago?
The Historic Decline in Violence
20th Century (1901-2000 A.D.)
-The decline of martial culture
-Intolerance of displa
Chapter 1 A Foreign Country
The Past is a foreign country: they do things differently there. L.P. Hartley
*Last classs quiz questions*
Today were living in the most peaceable era in our species existence: TRUE
Quiz Reading Questions
History And Psychology
Five Inner Demons
Four Better Angels
This is a study of a social science (violence)
6 Trends in Human Development
Very Distant Past Hunting/gathering, horticult
In which decade of the 20th century would you like to live as an adult? Opinion question
Which type of crime is the most reliable index of violence?
While violence generally declined in England from the m
What kind of information did Norbert elias use for his theory of the civilizing process?
Content analyses of artwork and etiquette manuals
Which of the following is an exogenous change that was a part of the civilizin
Channel: 52, seession ID:KZAFFT
Who would you rather have dinner with?
According to Pinker, what causes human violence?
According to hobbes, which of the following is not one of the thr
Did you play dodgeball in school gym?
For pinker, the prohibition of dodgeball is an example of?
B. Political correctness
Which of the following is one reason for the disappearance of deadly ethnic riots in the w
Current Homicide Trends
-Where Rates climbed significantly in 2015
-Not as big as an increase compared to the 1990s
-Number of homicides per mo
The Humanitarian Revolution
Cesare Beccaria On crimes and punishments (1764)
Beccarias Principles of Law
-Law is necessary and absolute
1. Maintains Social Contract
2. Legislators create laws
3. Judges impose law