Genocide: A Sociological Perspective by Helen Fein

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Genocide: A Sociological Perspective
Title:
Genocide: A Sociological Perspective
Author:
Helen Fein
ISBN:
080398829X
ISBN13:
978-0803988293
Size PDF:
1274 kb
Size epub:
1340 kb
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Ltd; 1 edition (November 12, 1998)
Language:
English
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pdf, odf, mobi, cb7, azw, lit, ibooks
Rating:
4.9
Votes:
306

Since the Holocaust, genocide has become one of the defining concepts of the twentieth century. Despite the continued existence of genocide it has been subjected to relatively little historical and sociological analysis.

In this short book Helen Fein outlines the nature and history of genocide, summarizing the existing state and understanding of its definition, causation and prevention. Ranging across the breadth of interdisciplinary scholarship and throughout examples of genocide from around the world, the book provides a critical review of and an advance on existing knowledge of genocide.

Genocide is adapted from a trend report in Current Sociology volume 38, which was awarded the first annu

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