Genocide as Transgression

  title={Genocide as Transgression},
  author={D. Stone},
  journal={European Journal of Social Theory},
  pages={45 - 65}
  • D. Stone
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of Social Theory
  • The origins of genocide have been sought by scholars in many areas of human experience: politics, religion, culture, economics, demography, ideology. All these of course are valid explanations, and go a long way to getting to grips with the objective conditions surrounding genocide. But, as Berel Lang put it some time ago, there remains an inexplicable gap between the idea and the act of mass murder. This article aims to be a step towards bridging that gap by adding a human dimension to the… CONTINUE READING
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