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The criminology of war

Author: Ruth Jamieson
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2014]
Series: International library of criminology, criminal justice & penology., Second series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The essays selected for this volume provide an overview of the range of issues confronting scholars interested in the complex and multiple relationships between war and criminality, and map the many  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Jamieson
ISBN: 9780754623946 0754623947
OCLC Number: 847529479
Description: xxxv, 553 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction. Part I Criminologists on War: For criminology in international criminal justice, Paul Roberts and Nesam McMillan; Towards a criminology of crimes against humanity, Daniel Maier-Katkin, Daniel P. Mears and Thomas J. Bernard; Criminalizing war: criminology as ceasefire, Vincenzo Ruggiero; Criminology confronts genocide: whose side are you on?, John Hagan and Wenona Rymond-Richmond. Part II Transformations of War: Shadows and sovereigns, Carolyn Nordstrom; War as a network enterprise: the new security terrain and its implications, Mark Duffield; The transformation of violence in Iraq, Penny Green and Tony Ward. Part III Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity: Violence without moral restraint: reflections on the dehumanization of victims and victimizers, Herbert C. Kelman; Sociology after the Holocaust, Zygmunt Bauman; Genocide, civilization and modernity, Michael Freeman; Genocide and the social production of immorality, Ruth Jamieson. Part IV Normative Transformations: Abu Ghraib: imprisonment and the war on terror, Avery F. Gordon; Neither honesty nor hypocrisy: the legal reconstruction of torture, Stanley Cohen; Representing war as punishment in the war on terror, Teresa Degenhardt. Part V Gender and War: War and rape: a preliminary analysis, Ruth Seifert; The body of the other man, Dubravka Zarkov; From sisterhood to non-recognition: instrumentalization of women's suffering in the war in the former Yugoslavia, Vesna Nikoli-Ristanovi; A continuum of violence: gender, war and peace, Cynthia Cockburn; Recognising gender-based violence against civilian men and boys in conflict situations, R. Charli Carpenter. Part VI Militarized Masculinities: No more heroes: masculinity in the infantry, John Hockey; 'I didn't want to die so I joined them': structuration and the process of becoming boy soldiers in Sierra Leone, Richard Maclure and Myriam Denov; Bureaucratizing masculinities among Brazilian torturers and murderers, Martha K. Huggins and
Series Title: International library of criminology, criminal justice & penology., Second series.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Jamieson.
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