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The Genocide Studies Reader by Samuel Totten

Title The Genocide Studies Reader
Author Samuel Totten
Publisher
Release 2009
Category Political Science
Total Pages 552
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The reader covers key aspects of the most complex issues of genocide studies vis-a-vis the definition of genocide, theories of genocide, the prevention and intervention of genocide, and the denial of genocide.

A Cultural History of Genocide by Paul Robert Bartrop

Title A Cultural History of Genocide
Author Paul Robert Bartrop
Publisher
Release 2021
Category Crimes against humanity
Total Pages
ISBN 9781350034600
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

How has human response to genocide evolved over time? What effect has it had on our understanding of the cause and consequences of genocide? Spanning 2,800 years of human history, A Cultural History of Genocide offers the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary overview of genocide from ancient times to the present day. With six highly illustrated volumes all written by leading scholars, this is the definitive reference work on the subject of genocide. Individual volume editors ensure the cohesion of the whole, and to make it as easy as possible to use, chapter titles are identical across each of the volumes. This gives the choice of reading about a specific period in one of the volumes, or following a theme across history by reading the relevant chapter in each of the six. The six volumes cover: 1. - Ancient World (800 BCE - 800 CE); 2. - Middle Ages (800 - 1400); 3. - Early Modern World (1400 - 1789); 4. - Long Nineteenth Century (1789 - 1914); 5. - Era of Total War (1914 - 1945); 6. - Modern World (1945 - present). Themes (and chapter titles) are: Responses to Genocide; Motivations and Justifications for Genocide; Genocide Perpetrators; Genocide Victims; Genocide and Memory; Consequences of Genocide; Representations of Genocide; Causes of Genocide. The page extent for the pack is approximately 1,720 pp with c. 240 illustrations. Each volume opens with Notes on Contributors and an Introduction and concludes with Notes, Bibliography, and an Index. The Cultural Histories Series A Cultural History of Genocide is part of The Cultural Histories series. Titles are available both as printed hardcover sets for libraries needing just one subject or preferring a one-off purchase and tangible reference for their shelves, or as part of a fully searchable digital library available to institutions by annual subscription or on perpetual access (see www.bloomsburyculturalhistory.com).

The Holocaust by Paul R. Bartrop

Title The Holocaust
Author Paul R. Bartrop
Publisher Routledge
Release 2019-07-11
Category Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Total Pages 196
ISBN 9781138574199
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

"The Holocaust: The Basics is a concise introduction to the study of this seismic event in mid twentieth-century human history. The book takes an original approach as both a narrative and thematic introduction to the topict, and provides a core foundation for readers embarking upon their own study. Suppported by a chronology, glosary, questions for discussion and boxed case studies that focus the reader's thoughts and develop their appreciation of the subjects considered more broadly, The Holocaust: The Basics is the ideal introduction to this controversial and widely-debated topic for both students and the more general reader"--

Genocide by Jens Meierhenrich

Title Genocide
Author Jens Meierhenrich
Publisher OUP USA
Release 2013-04
Category Psychology
Total Pages 400
ISBN 9780195377705
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Genocide continues to confound scholars, practitioners, and laypersons. This Reader lays the foundation for improved explanation and understanding of this darkest of human phenomena. The volume provides an introduction to the myriad dimensions of genocide, and to the various ways of making sense of it.

Title The Prevention and Intervention of Genocide
Author Samuel Totten
Publisher Routledge
Release 2008-03-31
Category Political Science
Total Pages 1168
ISBN 1135925917
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This volume is comprised of over 2,300 annotations on a wide array of issues and topics germane to the subject of preventing the atrocities of genocide and managing these conflicts when they do arise. Samuel Totten brings together in one comprehensive collection the research and findings in various fields, such as political science, sociology, history, and psychology, to enable specialists in genocide studies, peace studies, and conflict resolution to benefit from the insights of a diverse range of scholars and foster an understanding of how the various components of genocide studies connect. Among the topics included are: key conventions, international treaties, and covenants genocide early warning signals and forecasting risk data bases sanctions peacekeeping missions conflict resolution the International Criminal Court realpolitik vis-à-vis the issue of genocide prevention and intervention key non-governmental agencies key governmental and UN bodies working on these important issues. In addition to the annotations, Totten frames the bibliography with a major essay that introduces the reader to the subject of prevention and intervention of genocide, raising a host of critical issues regarding the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of various approaches germane to issues of managing these conflicts.

Teaching about Genocide by Samuel Totten

Title Teaching about Genocide
Author Samuel Totten
Publisher
Release 2020-10-15
Category
Total Pages 270
ISBN 1475856016
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Secondary level teachers and professors from various disciplines variously present their best advice and insights into teaching about various facets of genocide.

Title Teaching and Learning About Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Author Samuel Totten
Publisher IAP
Release 2019-02-01
Category Education
Total Pages 317
ISBN 1641133546
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Teaching and Learning About Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity: Fundamental Issues and Pedagogical Approaches by Samuel Totten, a renowned scholar of genocide studies and Professor Emeritus, College of Education and Health Professions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is a culmination of 30 years in the field of genocide studies and education. In writing this book, Totten reports that he “crafted this book along the lines of what he wished had been available to him when he first began teaching about genocide back in the mid-1980s. That is, a book that combines the best of genocide theory, the realities of the genocidal process, and how to teach about such complex and often terrible and difficult issues and facts in a theoretically, historically and pedagogically sound manner.” As the last book he will ever write on education and educating about genocide, he perceives the book as his gift to those educators who have the heart and grit to tackle such an important issue in their classrooms.

Title Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible
Author Saul M. Olyan
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release 2015-12-01
Category Religion
Total Pages 208
ISBN 0190493461
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Although the relationship of the Hebrew Bible and violence has been of interest to scholars in recent years, ritual violence in its various manifestations has been underexplored, as have been the theoretical dimensions of ritual violence. This volume is intended to bring into relief the full range of violent rites represented in the Hebrew Bible, many rarely, if ever, considered before. The book seeks to explore what acts of ritual violence might have accomplished socio-politically in their particular settings and the ways in which engagement with theory from a variety of disciplines can contribute to our understanding of ritual violence as a phenomenon. It consists of an introduction and eight essays. Topics include cognitive perspectives on iconoclasm, the instrumental dimensions of ritual violence against corpses, the ritual of killing cities ("urbicide"), royal rites of military loyalty, the ends accomplished by the violence against Rechab and Baanah in 2 Samuel 4, material dimensions of the herem and Rwanda genocide compared, the exchange of women among men and its violent dimensions, and Josiah's ritual assault on Bethel. Authors include Debra Scoggins Ballentine, T. M. Lemos, Mark Leuchter, Nathaniel B. Levtow, Susan Niditch, Saul M. Olyan, Rüdiger Schmitt, and Jacob L. Wright.

Men of the Global South by Doctor Adam Jones

Title Men of the Global South
Author Doctor Adam Jones
Publisher Zed Books Ltd.
Release 2008-02-29
Category Social Science
Total Pages 449
ISBN 1848131771
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Men of the Global South: A Reader is the most diverse and accessible volume yet published on men and masculinities throughout the developing world. A Reader that also offers a wide range of original contributions, it explores male experience in a uniquely vivid and accessible way. Adam Jones provides a framing introduction that surveys the growing literature on Southern men and masculinities, and links it to the broader study of gender and development. Six main sections portray different aspects of male experience in the global South: 'Family and Sexuality', ;Ritual & Belief', 'Work', 'Governance and Conflict', 'Migrations' and 'Masculinities in Motion'. The text, richly complemented by a number of photographs, serves as an ideal introduction to the lives of men and boys from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America/the Caribbean. This book will appeal to students and scholars of gender and development, as well as to general readers interested in gaining a greater understanding and appreciation of men’s roles, challenges, and contributions worldwide.

Men of the Global South by Doctor Adam Jones

Title Men of the Global South
Author Doctor Adam Jones
Publisher Zed Books
Release 2006-10
Category Social Science
Total Pages 425
ISBN 9781842775134
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

'Men of the Global South' focuses on the lives and roles of Third World men. This edited work uses original and wide-ranging research which significantly enlarges the field of gender and development. It is an excellent textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates in development studies.

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