Human Remains and Identification Mass Violence, Genocide and the 'Forensic Turn’ (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Human Remains and Identification Mass Violence, Genocide and the 'Forensic Turn’

Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] Manchester University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Human Remains and Identification presents a pioneering investigation into the practices and methodologies used in the search for and exhumation of dead bodies resulting from mass violence. Previously absent from forensic debate, social scientists and historians here confront historical and contemporary exhumations with the application of social context to create an innovative and interdisciplinary dialogue,  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
ISBN: 9780719097560 0719097568 9781526125019 1526125013
OCLC Number: 1004187539
Language Note: English
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 electronic resource (Seiten))
Contents: Introduction - Elisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc DreyfusPart I: Agents1. Bitter legacies: A war of extermination, grave looting, and culture wars in the American West - Tony Platt 2. Final chapter: Portraying the exhumation and reburial of Polish Jewish Holocaust victims in the pages of yizkor books - Gabriel Finder 3. Bykivnia: How grave robbers, activists, and foreigners ended official silence about Stalin's mass graves near Kiev - Karel Berkhoff4. The Concealment of Bodies during the Military Dictatorship in Uruguay (1973-84) - Jose Lopez Mazz Part II: Methods 5. State secrets and concealed bodies: exhumations of Soviet-era victims in contemporary Russia - Viacheslav Bituitcki 6. A mere technical exercise? Challenges and technological solutions to the identification of individuals in mass grave scenarios in the modern context - Tim Thompson and Gillian Fowler 7. Disassembling the pieces, reassembling the social: the forensic and political lives of mass graves in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sari Wastell and Admir JugoPart III: Stakes8. 'The political lives of dead bodies' and 'the disciplines of the dead': a view from South Africa - Nicky Rousseau9. Bury or display? The politics of exhumation in post genocide Rwanda - Remi Korman10. Remembering the Japanese occupation massacres: mass graves in post-war Malaysia - Frances TayIndex -- .

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A pioneering investigation into the practices and methodologies used in the search for and exhumation of dead bodies resulting from mass violence. -- .  Read more...

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