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State structure and genocide

Andrew Kolin

State structure and genocide

by Andrew Kolin

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genocide -- Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 79-81) and index.

    StatementAndrew Kolin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6322.7 .K65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 85 p. ;
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16884891M
    ISBN 100761839712
    ISBN 109780761839712
    LC Control Number2007940298

      But is the book of Joshua about genocide? In light of the many internal contradictions within the text and the highly stylized ways killing is described, Hawk concludes that rhetoric about mass killing “contains more style than substance.” Like other recent scholars, he appeals to Deuteronomy 7. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was one of the first ones to describe the Moplah rebellion as an anti-Hindu genocide through his semi-fictional novel Moplah, which became hugely popular when it was published in According to another book, The Moplah Rebellion, , Haji was an outlaw who played a key role in the rebellion. The book, published in.

    State violence, and sometimes the state in and of itself, is clearly a social problem shaping not only the structure of governance but also citizenship and the quality of life of individuals and communities. This chapter provides a guide to the literature on state violence using the much studied case of . The author argues that openings in the political opportunity structure, rather than the levels of concentration of power, best predict the onset of genocides or politicides and which states will engage in the most severe state-sponsored mass murder. These and other hypotheses are tested.

    Raphael Lemkin was the first person to put forward the theory that genocide is not a war crime and that the immorality of a crime such as genocide should not be confused with the amorality of war. The structure of obligations in international humanitarian law and its implications for conceptions of citizenship (L. Edward Day, Margaret Vandiver, and W. Richard Janikowski) Genocide in Matabeleland and Midlands in Zimbabwe: a failed transition to democracy and ethnic coexistence (Smile Dube).


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If you would like to participate, please visit the project page. C This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.The second part of the book offers a state-by-state analysis of the various stages taken in each occupied state, and the third part compiles the various decrees collected by Lemkin.

For a jurist, such a structure is perplexing.