Taking Lives: Genocide and State Power

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Transaction Publishers - Political Science - 199 pages
 

Contents

New Beginnings
1
Defining Genocide
11
Counting Bodies
27
Collectivizing Death
47
Individualizing Life
65
Democracy Autocracy and Terrorism
87
Human Rights and Personal Responsibilities
109
Bureaucracy and State Power
127
A Natural History of the Holocaust
253
Jewish Survival in a PostHolocaust World
271
Functional and Existential Visions of Genocide
295
Exclusivity and Inclusivity of Collective Death
317
Surviving the Genocidal State
339
Life Death and Sociology
357
Researching Genocide
365
Gauging Genocide
387

Nationalism and Genocidal Systems
151
Totalitarianism as a Penal Colony
179
Memory as History
209
Banality of State Power
227
Notes
405
Index
439
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