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" genocide is a form of one-sided mass killing in which a state or other authority intends to destroy a group, as that group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrators.'6 Before the perpetrators of genocide acquire the power over their victims'... "
Genocide and Gross Human Rights Violations: In Comparative Perspective - Page 10
by Kurt Jonassohn, Karin Solveig Björnson - 338 pages
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Revolution and Genocide: On the Origins of the Armenian Genocide and the ...

Robert Melson - History - 1992 - 363 pages
...open as a variable the type of group that may be victimized by genocide Thus Chalk defines genocide as "a form of one-sided mass killing in which a state...and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator" See his "Definitions of Genocide and Their Implications for Prediction and Prevention," in Bauer et...
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Genocide: Conceptual and Historical Dimensions

George J. Andreopoulos - History - 1997 - 280 pages
...of Chalk and Jonassohn, ignore the need for such distinctions by embracing all victims of the state: "Genocide is a form of one-sided mass killing in which...that group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator."18 Their "groups" include those constructed by the paranoid imagination of despots —...
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Genocide and the Politics of Memory: Studying Death to Preserve Life

Herbert Hirsch - Social Science - 1995 - 240 pages
...made to reconceptualize genocide. Chalk and Jonassohn (1990), for example, have defined genocide as "a form of one-sided mass killing in which a state...and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator" (p. 23). In this case, the definition is hardly an improvement over the UN definition since the question...
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Rivers of Blood: A Comparative Study of Government Massacres

Brenda K. Uekert - History - 1995 - 240 pages
...ideology and its model of society. Chalk and Jonassohn (1990) define genocide as "a form of one-sided killing in which a state or other authority intends...and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator" (p. 23). Notably, early definitions of genocide neglected state attempts to destroy political groups....
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Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume XIII: The Fate of the European Jews ...

Jonathan Frankel - History - 1998 - 424 pages
...matter for their executioners to decide. In a succinct definition by Frank Chalk and Kurt Jonassohn, "genocide is a form of one-sided mass killing in which...that group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrators."12 Before the perpetrators acquire power over their victims' lives, they must acquire...
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Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, 1979-1982

Mohammed Kakar - History - 1995 - 392 pages
...on an entire society.7 Chalk and Jonassohn have combined these categories into a master definition: "Genocide is a form of one-sided mass killing in which...that group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator."8 For genocide to happen, there must be certain preconditions. Foremost among them is...
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A Little Matter of Genocide: Holocaust and Denial in the Americas 1492 to ...

Ward Churchill - History - 1997 - 531 pages
...cit., p. 261) again trots right along: "The latest and most inclusive definition of genocide is simply 'a form of one-sided mass killing in which a state or other authority intends to destroy a group, as a group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator (emphasis in the original)." 43. The complete...
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Distorting Defense: Network News and National Security

Stephen P. Aubin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 262 pages
...many others put forth by a wide range of scholars, two authors suggested a more concise definition: "genocide is a form of one-sided mass killing in which...that group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator."279 Whether one of these definitions is used or one of the many others, there is usually...
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The Sword of Justice: Ethics and Coercion in International Politics

James A. Barry - Philosophy - 1998 - 215 pages
...surrender or lack of threat offered by the victims.42 The simplest definition is that of Kurt Jonassohn: "a form of one-sided mass killing in which a state...that group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator."43 Most commentators have, as a practical matter, accepted the definition in the 1 95...
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The Holocaust's Ghost: Writings on Art, Politics, Law, and Education

F. C. DeCoste, Bernard Schwartz - History - 2000 - 568 pages
...victims are is a matter for their executors to decide. In a succinct definition by Chalk and Jonassohn, "genocide is a form of one-sided mass killing in which...that group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrators."16 Before the genocide perpetrators acquire the power over their victim's life, they...
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