Genocide / Edition 1

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This four-volume set provides a comprehensive collection of classic and contemporary works on genocide sourced from a wide range of disciplines including international relations, international law, anthropology, psychology, history and sociology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415353847
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/15/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 460
  • Product dimensions: 9.61 (w) x 6.69 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Adam Jones, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. From 2005-07, he was Associate Research Fellow in the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University. He is author or editor of a dozen books, including Crimes Against Humanity (OneWorld Publications, 2008), Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction (Routledge, 2006), Gendercide and Genocide (Vanderbilt University Press, 2004) and Genocide, War Crimes & the West: History and Complicity (Zed Books, 2004). His scholarly articles on genocide, gender, and human rights have appeared in Journal of Genocide Research, Review of International Studies, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Human Rights, and other publications. He serves as book review editor of Journal of Genocide Research and executive director of Gendercide Watch (, a Web-based educational initiative that confronts gender-selective atrocities against men and women worldwide.
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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Overview 1
1 The origins of genocide 3
2 Imperialism, war, and social revolution 39
Pt. 2 Cases 65
3 Genocides of indigenous peoples 67
4 The Armenian genocide 101
5 Stalin's terror 124
6 The Jewish Holocaust 147
7 Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge 185
8 Bosnia and Kosovo 212
9 Holocaust in Rwanda 232
Pt. 3 Social science perspectives 259
10 Psychological perspectives 261
11 The sociology and anthropology of genocide 288
12 Political science and international relations 307
13 Gendering genocide 325
Pt. 4 The future of genocide 343
14 Memory, forgetting, and denial 345
15 Justice, truth, and redress 362
16 Strategies of intervention and prevention 388
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