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Published: 22 August 2013

286 Pages


ISBN: 9780199674626

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Beyond the Banality of Evil

Criminology and Genocide

Augustine Brannigan

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Utilises the theories of criminal motivation in order to make genocide, and events such as the Holocaust, more comprehensible
  • Provides a new and compelling account of the dynamics of the 1994 Rwanda genocide and its distinctive attributes of speed, popularity, totality and emotional indifference
  • Includes an investigation of civil remedies for genocide and other crimes against international humanitarian law