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📒Redefining Genocide ✍ Doctor Damien Short
✏Redefining Genocide Book Summary : In this highly controversial and original work, Damien Short systematically rethinks how genocide is and should be defined. Rather than focusing solely on a narrow conception of genocide as direct mass-killing, through close empirical analysis of a number of under-discussed case studies – including Palestine, Sri Lanka, Australia and Alberta, Canada – the book reveals the key role played by settler colonialism, capitalism, finite resources and the ecological crisis in driving genocidal social death on a global scale.
📒Genocide ✍ George J. Andreopoulos
✏Genocide Book Summary : Part II: The reality of genocide.
📒The Specter Of Genocide ✍ Strassler Professor in Holocaust History Center for Holocaust Studies Department of History Robert Gellately
✏Author : Strassler Professor in Holocaust History Center for Holocaust Studies Department of History Robert Gellately
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2003-07-07
✏Pages : 396
✏ISBN : 0521527503
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏The Specter of Genocide Book Summary : Offers an up-to-date, comprehensive history and analyses of multiple cases of genocide and genocidal acts.
📒Cultural Genocide ✍ Jeffrey S. Bachman
✏Cultural Genocide Book Summary : This book explores concepts of Cultural genocide, its definitions, place in international law, the systems and methods that contribute to its manifestations, and its occurrences. Through a systematic approach and comprehensive analysis, international and interdisciplinary contributors from the fields of genocide studies, legal studies, criminology, sociology, archaeology, human rights, colonial studies, and anthropology examine the legal, structural, and political issues associated with cultural genocide. This includes a series of geographically representative case studies from the USA, Brazil, Australia, West Papua, Iraq, Palestine, Iran, and Canada. This volume is unique in its interdisciplinarity, regional coverage, and the various methods of cultural genocide represented, and will be of interest to scholars of genocide studies, cultural studies and human rights, international law, international relations, indigenous studies, anthropology, and history.
📒The Criminal Law Of Genocide ✍ Ralph J. Henham
✏The Criminal Law of Genocide Book Summary : This volume presents a contextual view of genocide which allows a consideration of the social and political concepts of the crime and of its historical dimensions as well as its legal treatment. It also suggests alternative justice solutions to the phenomenon of genocide.
📒Accountability For Human Rights Atrocities In International Law ✍ Steven R. Ratner
✏Accountability for Human Rights Atrocities in International Law Book Summary : This book explores the promises and limitations of holding individuals accountable for violations of international human rights and humanitarian law. It analyses the principal crimes under international law, such as genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes, and appraises both prosecutorial and other key mechanisms developed to bring individuals to justice. After applying their conclusions in a detailed case study, the authors offer a series of compelling conclusions on the prospects for accountability. This fully updated new edition contains expanded coverage of national trials under universal jurisdiction, international criminal tribunals including the International Criminal Court, new hybrid tribunals in Cambodia and elsewhere, truth commissions, and lustration. It also explores individual accountability for terrorist acts and for abuses committed in the name of counter-terrorism policy.
📒Governments Citizens And Genocide ✍ Alex Alvarez
✏Governments Citizens and Genocide Book Summary : Governments, Citizens, and Genocide discusses the crime of genocide through a distinctly social science lens, with specific references To The ideas and concepts that have been developed to explain criminal behaviour. it begins with a discussion of the problems in defining genocide and proceeds to examine genocide from macro, meso, and micro levels. By connecting these three points of analysis, Alvarez provides a more complete understanding of genocide than have narrower studies focusing on only one aspect of this crime. Beginning with the macro level, Alvarez reviews the role of the state in perpetrating genocide with the rationale that genocide is invariably created and carried out by governments and their agents. He then explores the organisational level since genocide is perpetrated by individuals acting in their capacities as members of bureaucratic structures. The third level of analysis examines the ways in which individuals come to participate. With this integrated approach, Alvarez is able to examine genocide from a variety of structural, organisational, and individual frames of reference, providing an impressive and skilful synthesis of the extant genocide literature. He also offers fascinating new insights into the ways in which moral inhibitions are suppressed in the implementation of and acquiescence to genocidal policies. From the lessons he draws, Alvarez concludes with a discussion of the ways in which genocide can be detected and prevented.
📒Partition And Genocide ✍ Anders Bjørn Hansen
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📒Genocide War Crimes And The West ✍ Adam Jones
✏Genocide War Crimes and the West Book Summary : Truth and restitution (Ernesto Verdeja: Institutional responses to genocide and mass atrocity. Arthur Jay Klinghoffer: International citizens' tribunals on human rights. Francis Njubi Nesbitt: Coming to terms with the past. World conference against racism: Declarations on the transatlantic slave trade). Closing observations (Adam Jones: Afghanistan and beyond. Breyten Breytenbach: Letter to America)
📒Gendercide And Genocide ✍ Adam Jones
✏Gendercide and genocide Book Summary : The most wide-ranging book ever published on gender-selective mass killing, or "gendercide," this collection of essays is also the first to explore systematically the targeting of non-combatant "battle-age" males in various wartime and peacetime contexts. Representing such fields as sociology, political science, psychology, queer studies, and human-rights activism, the contributors explore themes and issues outlined by editor Adam Jones in the book's opening essay. In that article, which provoked considerable debate when it was first published in 2000, Jones argues that throughout history and around the world, the population group most consistently targeted for mass killing and state-backed oppression are non-combatant men of roughly fifteen to fifty-five years of age. Such males, Jones contends, are typically seen as "the group posing the greatest danger to the conquering force." Jones's article also examines the use of "gendercidal institutions"--such as female infanticide, witch-hunts, military conscription, and forced labor--against both women and men. The subsequent essays--some original, some drawn from a special issue of the Journal of Genocide Researchand other sources--expand, diversify, and criticize this framing of gendercide. They range from a sophisticated theoretical analysis of gendercide to in-depth treatments of such topics as the Rwandan genocide of 1994, the gendercidal oppression of young African American males, the predicament of gays and lesbians in the face of increasing biotechnological manipulation of human behavior, and the psychology of shame and humiliation underlying generdercides against both sexes. Still other articles take issue with Jones's theories of gendercide, or explore how human-rights organizations have defined, documented, and responded to gendercide and other sex-specific atrocities. A closing essay considers the relevance of feminist and men's studies literatures for the study of gendercide.