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Studies in comparative genocide

Author: Levon Chorbajian; George Shirinian
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Many of the world's leading authorities in history, sociology, political science and psychology shed new light on the major genocides of the 20th century. The volume covers the genocides of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Levon Chorbajian; George Shirinian
ISBN: 0333693027 9780333693025 0312219334 9780312219338
OCLC Number: 42912556
Notes: Originally presented at a conference held in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia, 1995.
Description: xxxv, 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface Notes on the Contributors Introduction SECTION I: APPROACHES TO GENOCIDE State Power and Genocidal Intent: On the Uses of Genocide in the Twentieth Century; R.W.Smith Science, Modernity and Authorized Terror: Reconsidering the Genocidal State; I.L.Horowitz Comparison of Genocides; Y.Bauer SECTION II: THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE A Conceptual Method for Examining the Consequences of the Armenian Genocide; R.P.Adalian Philosophy of State-Subject Relations, Ottoman Concepts of Tyranny, and the Demonization of Subjects: Conservative Ottomanism as a Source of Genocidal Behaviour, 1821-1918; J.J.Reid The Convergent Roles of the State and a Governmental Party in the Armenian Genocide; V.N.Dadrian The Genocide of the Armenians and the Silence of the Turks; T.Akcam Turkey: A Cultural Genocide; A.Hovannisian SECTION III: COMPARATIVE GENOCIDE, GENOCIDE DENIAL, AND GENOCIDE PREVENTION Testing Theories Brutally: L Armenia (1915), Bosnia (1922), and Rwanda (1994); H.Fein Enver Pasha and Pol Pot: A Comparison of the Armenian and Cambodian Genocides; B.Kiernan The Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33: The Role of the Ukrainian Diaspora in Research and Public Discussion; F.Sysyn The Psychology and Politics of Genocide Denial: A Comparison of Four Case Studies; H.R.Huttenback Breaking the Succession of Evil; F.H.Littell Preventing Genocide: Activating Bystanders, Helping Victims Heal, Helping Groups Overcome Hostility; E.Staub Index
Responsibility: edited by Levon Chorbajian and George Shirinian.


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'...the book is a solid contribution to the literature of genocide. The collected articles provide an abundance of stimulating ideas that will serve as a source of inspiration...' - Dave Decker, Read more...

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