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A Criminology of War?$
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Ross McGarry and Sandra Walklate

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781529202595

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781529202595.001.0001

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The ‘Forgotten Criminology of Genocide’?

The ‘Forgotten Criminology of Genocide’?

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(p.61) Four The ‘Forgotten Criminology of Genocide’?
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A Criminology of War?
Author(s):

Ross McGarry

Sandra Walklate

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529202595.003.0004

In chapter four, The “forgotten criminology of genocide”, some of the historical influences within criminology established in chapter two are revisited to highlight the connections the discipline has to the topic of genocide. In particular, these connections pertain to the Holocaust, defining genocide as an international crime in the aftermath of the Second World War, and thinking about how the contemporary notion of “genocide” can be informed sociologically to recognise its ongoing violence and pervasiveness throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

Keywords:   The Holocaust, Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide Studies, Borders

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