“White Genocide” and the Ethics of Public Analysis

  title={“White Genocide” and the Ethics of Public Analysis},
  author={A. Dirk Moses},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  pages={201 - 213}
  • A. Moses
  • Published 29 March 2019
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Genocide Research
By the time this reflection is published online (29 March), at least a fortnight will have passed since the 28-year old Australian, Brenton Tarrant shot and killed 50 Muslims praying in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on 15 March 2019. More information about his background, formation, and intentions than I have access to at the time of writing (20 March 2019) will have come to light in the meantime. The extant commentary about Tarrant is necessarily journalistic, tentative, and… 

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