This interview was conducted by Javier Toro.
Paul Hollander is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Center Associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. His most recent book is From Benito Mussolini to Hugo Chavez: Intellectuals and a Century of Political Hero Worship.
I have written a great deal about political violence in connection with political systems, but I had never tried to come up with a definition of political violence. I thought it was fairly obvious. It is violence that has political roots, motives or justifications. You know what violence is. Then [...]
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