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Wood, John Carter (2012). The Most Remarkable Woman in England: Poison, Celebrity and the Trials of Beatrice Pace. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press.

Wood, J. Carter (2004). Violence and Crime in Nineteenth Century England: The Shadow of our Refinement. Routledge Studies in Modern British History, 1. London, UK: Routledge.

Book Section

Wood, J. Carter (2011). "Going mad is their only way of staying sane": Norbert Elias and the civilised violence of J. G. Ballard. In: Baxter, Jeannette and Wymer, Rowland eds. J. G. Ballard: Visions and Revisions. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 198–214.

Wood, John (2011). Public opinion and the rhetoric of police powers in 1920s Britain. In: Bastien, Pascal; Fyson, Donald; Garneau, Jean-Philippe and Nootens, Thierry eds. Justice et Espaces Publics en Occident de l'Antiquité à nos Jours. Québec: Presses de l'Université du Québec, pp. 327–336.

Wood, J. Carter (2009). 'Mrs. Pace' and the ambiguous language of victimization. In: Dresdner, Lisa and Peterson, Laurel S. eds. (Re)Interpretations: the Shapes of Justice in Women's Experience. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 79–94. file

Wood, John Carter (2007). Conceptualizing cultures of violence and cultural change. In: Carroll, Stuart ed. Cultures of Violence: Interpersonal Violence in Historical Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan. file

Wood, J. Carter (2007). Locating violence: the spatial production and construction of physical aggression. In: Watson, Katherine D. ed. Assaulting the Past: Violence and Civilization in Historical Context. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 20–37. file

Wood, J.Carter (2005). The process of civilization (and its discontents): violence, narrative and history. In: Wiemann, Dirk; Stopinska, Agata; Bartels, Anke and Angermüller, Johannes eds. Discourses of Violence - Violence of Discourses: Critical Interventions, Transgressive Readings, and Post-National Negotiations. Transpects: Transdisciplinary Perspectives of the Social Sciences and Humanities (1). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. file

Wood, John Carter (2003). It's a Small World After All?: Reflections on Violence in Comparative Perspectives. In: Godfrey, Barry; Emsley, Clive and Dunstall, Graeme eds. Comparative Histories of Crime. UK: Willan Publishing, pp. 36–52.

Journal Item

Wood, John Carter (2011). A change of perspective: integrating evolutionary psychology into the historiography of violence. British Journal of Criminology, 51(3) pp. 479–498. file

Wood, John Carter (2010). 'The third degree': press reporting, crime fiction and police powers in 1920s Britain. Twentieth Century British History, 21(4) pp. 464–485.

Müller-Wood, Anja and Wood, John Carter (2010). How is culture biological? Violence: real and imagined. Politics and Culture(2)

Wood, John Carter (2010). Reading spaces and reading violence in nineteenth-century Britain. Journal for the Study of British Cultures, 17(2) pp. 133–143.

Wood, John (2009). 'Those who have had trouble can sympathise with you': Press writing, reader responses and a murder trial in interwar Britain. Journal of Social History, 43(2) pp. 339–462. file

Wood, J. Carter (2007). Evolution, civilization and history: A response to Wiener and Rosenwein. Cultural and Social History, 4(4) pp. 559–565. file

Müller-Wood, Anja and Wood, J. Carter (2007). Bringing the past to heel: History, identity and violence in Ian McEwan's Black Dogs. Literature and History, 16(2) pp. 43–56. file

Wood, J. Carter (2007). The Limits of Culture? Society, Evolutionary Psychology and the History of Violence. Cultural and Social History, 4(1) pp. 95–114. file

Wood, J. Carter (2006). Criminal violence in modern Britain. History Compass, 4(1) pp. 77–90. file

Wood, J. Carter (2004). A useful savagery: The invention of violence in nineteenth-century England. Journal of Victorian Culture, 9(1) pp. 22–42. file

Wood, J. Carter (2003). Self-policing and the policing of the self: Violence, protection and the civilizing bargain in Britain. Crime, History and Societies, 7(1) pp. 109–128.

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