- Amarasingam Amarnath (author); Basso Andrew R. (author); Burnett Kristin (author); Chambers Lori (author); Cohen Laura Beth (author); Hay Travis (author); Jacobs Steven Leonard (author); Markotic Lorraine (author); Minslow Sarah (author); Mounsef Donia (author); Muller Adam (author); Powell Christopher (author); Sarkissian Raffi (author); Murray Scott W. (author); Scott W. Murray (editor)
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- Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essays in this volume investigate how evolving, contemporary views on mass atrocity frame and complicate the possibilities for the understanding and prevention of genocide. The contributors ask, among other things, what are the limits of the law, of history, of literature, and of education in understanding and representing genocidal violence? What are the challenges we face in teaching and learning about extreme events such as these, and how does the language we use contribute to or impair what can...
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