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What is genocide? / Martin Shaw.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: HV6322.7 .S53 2015

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    This fully revised edition of Martin Shaw s classic, award-winning text proposes a way through the intellectual confusion surrounding genocide. In a thorough account of the idea s history, Shaw considers its origins and development and its relationships to concepts like ethnic cleansing and politicide.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Shaw, Martin, 1947-
    Published
    Malden, MA : Polity Press, [2015]
    Edition
    Second edition
    Contents
    Introduction: The importance of definition
    Raphael Lampkin and the idea of genocide
    The concept after Lamkin
    The Holocaust standard
    The "cleansing" euphemism
    The many "cides" of genocide
    From intentionality to structural concept
    The structure of genocide : conflict and war
    Actors and process in genocidal conflict
    Structural contexts : explaining modern genocide
    Conclusion: New definitions.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Introduction: The importance of definition -- Raphael Lampkin and the idea of genocide -- The concept after Lamkin -- The Holocaust standard -- The "cleansing" euphemism -- The many "cides" of genocide -- From intentionality to structural concept -- The structure of genocide : conflict and war -- Actors and process in genocidal conflict -- Structural contexts : explaining modern genocide -- Conclusion: New definitions.

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    English
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    ISBN
    9780745687063
    0745687067
    9780745687070
    0745687075
    Physical Description
    ix, 235 pages ; 23 cm

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects
    Genocide.
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