D.Phil. Oxford University. Hon.DLitt., McGill University and the University of the Agean
Comparative/Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Theory
Author of "The Sources of Social Power" (Vol I, 1986; Vol II, 1993), coverig the history of power in human societies from prehistory to the present. Recently finished two books: "Fascists", a compaqrative study of fascists in six European countries; and "The Darkside of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing", a comparative and historical analyiss of murderous cleansing. Now working on Vol III of "The Sources of Social Power: Globalizations".
"Were the Perpetrators of Genocide ‘Ordinary Men’ or ‘Real Nazis’? Results from Fifteen Hundred Biographies", Journal of Genocide and Holocaust Studies, 2000.
"Democracy and Ethnic War", in T. Barkawi & M. Laffey (eds.), Democracy, Liberalism and War: Rethinking the Democratic Peace Debates. Boulder, Col.: Lynne Rienner. March 2001.
My earlier major works are The Sources of Social Power, Volume II: The Rise of Classes and Nation-States, 1760-1914, Cambridge University Press, 1993, and The Sources of Social Power, Volume I: A History of Power from the Beginning to 1760 A.D., Cambridge University Press, 1986.