Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction, Paperback

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Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction is the most wide-ranging textbook on genocide yet published. The book is designed as a text for upper-undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a primer for non-specialists and general readers interested i...
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Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction is the most wide-ranging textbook on genocide yet published. The book is designed as a text for upper-undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a primer for non-specialists and general readers interested in learning about one of humanity s enduring blights. Fully updated to reflect the latest thinking in this rapidly developing field, this unique book: Provides an introduction to genocide as both a historical phenomenon and an analytical-legal concept, including the concept of genocidal intent, and the dynamism and contingency of genocidal processes. Discusses the role of state-building, imperialism, war, and social revolution in fueling genocide. Supplies a wide range of full-length case studies of genocides worldwide, each with a supplementary study. Explores perspectives on genocide from the social sciences, including psychology, sociology, anthropology, political science/international relations, and gender studies. Considers "The Future of Genocide," with attention to historical memory and genocide denial; initiatives for truth, justice, and redress; and strategies of intervention and prevention. Highlights of the new edition include: Box-texts on "Physical, Biological, and Cultural Genocide" and "Whatever Happened to Political Groups?" (Chapter 1) Nigeria/Biafra as a "contested case" of genocide (Chapter 1) Genocide, empire, and modernity in Europe: the "Bloodlands" and "Rimlands" literature (Chapter 2) Extensive new material on the Kurds, Islamic State/ISIS, and the civil wars/genocide in Iraq and Syria (Chapter 4) "Stalin: Return from the Crypt" Stalinist dictatorship in Russian popular memory, including a visit to the despot s hometown (Chapter 5) Indonesia in 1965 66 as a case of genocide (Chapter 7) A reworked and expanded Chapter 9, "Genocide in Africa s Great Lakes Region," with extensive new material on DR Congo and Burundi Conflict and atrocities in the world s newest state, South Sudan (Chapter 9) Canada s
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