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What is genocide?

Author: Martin Shaw
Publisher: Malden, MA : Polity Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Shaw
ISBN: 9780745687063 0745687067 9780745687070 0745687075
OCLC Number: 891001549
Description: ix, 235 pages ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: Martin Shaw.

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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  Read more...

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In this second edition of his wonderful book, Shaw shows that definitions matter in explaining genocide. Incorporating recent work he gives a highly-intelligent view of genocide, broadly defined as Read more...

 
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