Buy The Crime of All Crimes: Toward a Criminology of Genocide 1st Edition PDF ebook, (ISBN-13: 9781479859481), by author Nicole Rafter – published by NYU Press today and save up to 80% compared to the print version of this textbook. With PDF version of this textbook, not only save you money, you can also highlight, add text, underline add post-it notes, bookmarks to pages, instantly search for the major terms or chapter titles, etc.
You can search our site for other versions of the The Crime of All Crimes 1st Edition PDF ebook. You can also search for others PDF ebooks from publisher NYU Press, as well as from your favorite authors. We have thousands of online textbooks and course materials (mostly in PDF) that you can download immediately after purchase. Every textbook comes with a 7 days “100% satisfaction” guarantee.
Note: e-textBooks do not come with access codes, CDs/DVDs, workbooks, and other supplemental items.
Summary of The Crime of All Crimes: Toward a Criminology of Genocide – 1st Edition
From publisher NYU Press:
Cambodia. Rwanda. Armenia. Nazi Germany. History remembers these places as the sites of unspeakable crimes against humanity, and indisputably, of genocide. Yet, throughout the twentieth century, the world has seen many instances of violence committed by states against certain groups within their borders-from the colonial ethnic cleansing the Germans committed against the Herero tribe in Africa, to the Katyn Forest Massacre, in which the Soviets shot over 20,000 Poles, to anti-communist mass murders in 1960s Indonesia. Are mass crimes against humanity like these still genocide? And how can an understanding of crime and criminals shed new light on how genocide-the “crime of all crimes”-transpires? In The Crime of All Crimes, criminologist Nicole Rafter takes an innovative approach to the study of genocide by comparing eight diverse genocides–large-scale and small; well-known and obscure-through the lens of criminal behavior. Rafter explores different models of genocidal activity, reflecting on the popular use of the Holocaust as a model for genocide and ways in which other genocides conform to different patterns. For instance, Rafter questions the assumption that only ethnic groups are targeted for genocidal “cleansing,” and she also urges that actions such as genocidal rape be considered alongside traditional instances of genocidal violence. Further, by examining the causes of genocide on different levels, Rafter is able to construct profiles of typical victims and perpetrators and discuss means of preventing genocide, in addition to delving into the social psychology of genocidal behavior and the ways in which genocides are brought to an end. A sweeping and innovative investigation into the most tragic of events in the modern world, The Crime of All Crimes will fundamentally change how we think about genocide in the present day.
Download The Crime of All Crimes 1st Edition PDF eBook
You can download the The Crime of All Crimes 1st Edition | 9781479859481 PDF immediately after successful checkout! It’s also emailed to you as soon as the order is confirmed. You can share your ebook free to your friends. Happy you, happy us!