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240 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190949624

Bookseller Code (06)

Architectures of Violence

The Command Structures of Modern Mass Atrocities, from Yugoslavia to Syria

Kate Ferguson

  • Most atrocities are committed by states yet they hide their culpability by recourse to paramilitary forces, as Ferguson explains.
  • Case studies include the former Yugoslavia, Syria, Rwanda, and Darfur.
  • Exposes the relationships between paramilitaries, state commands, local communities, and organized crime.