Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence: Society, Crisis, Identity

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This book addresses two closely related questions: what is the process by which the relatively short and violent genocides of the twentieth century and beyond have occurred? Why have these instances of mass violence been genocidal and not some other form of state violence, repression, or conflict? Hiebert answers these questions by exploring the structures and processes that underpin the decision by political elites to commit genocide, focusing on a sustained comparison of two cases, the Nazi ' Final Solution' and the ...

Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence: Society, Crisis, Identity 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415745048

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