pacification

Liberal Pacification and the Phenomenology of Violence

The spread of liberal institutions does not decrease violence but transforms it. We call this process liberal pacification.

Data appendix on global rioting dynamics

Supplementary information for my article on the hidden decline of rioting.

A theory of ethically-biased technological change (toward an empirical test of the Frankfurt School)

Critical theory is often perceived as anti-scientific but the Frankfurt School theorists advanced many hypotheses amenable to empirical testing.