By Maureen S. Hiebert
This ebook addresses heavily similar questions: what's the procedure during which the really brief and violent genocides of the 20th century and past have happened? Why have those circumstances of mass violence been genocidal and never another type of kingdom violence, repression, or clash?
Hiebert solutions those questions via exploring the constructions and methods that underpin the choice via political elites to dedicate genocide, targeting a sustained comparability of 2 circumstances, the Nazi ' ultimate answer' and the Cambodian genocide. The ebook essentially differentiates the buildings and techniques - contained inside a bigger total procedure - that results in genocidal violence. Uncovering the mechanisms wherein societies (at least within the modern period) come to event genocide as a unique kind of destruction and never another kind of mass or political violence, Hiebert is ready to spotlight a suite of key method that result in particularly genocidal violence.
Providing an insightful contribution to the burgeoning literature during this quarter, this e-book might be of curiosity to scholars and students of genocide, diplomacy, and political violence.
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Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence: Society, Crisis, Identity (Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity) by Maureen S. Hiebert