Karma after Democratic Kampuchea: Justice Outside the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

@article{Bennett2018KarmaAD,
  title={Karma after Democratic Kampuchea: Justice Outside the Khmer Rouge Tribunal},
  author={Caroline Barker Bennett},
  journal={Genocide Studies and Prevention},
  year={2018}
}
  • C. Bennett
  • Published 1 December 2018
  • Political Science
  • Genocide Studies and Prevention
This article considers ways people in Cambodia narrate the Khmer Rouge regime and its genocide outside the bounds of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). Based on anthropological fieldwork, I explore how informants use ‘karma’ to discuss the genocide, and by doing so create their own understandings and lived experiences of that period of historical violence, understandings that do not fit neatly into the narrative modes created by the courts. By stepping outside the… 
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