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The SAGE Library of International Relations brings together the most influential and field-defining articles, both classical and contemporary, in a number of key areas of research and inquiry in International Relations. Each multi-volume set represents a collection of the essential published works collated from the foremost publications in the field by an editor or editorial team of renowned international stature. They also include a full introduction, presenting a rationale for the selection and mapping out the discipline's past, present and likely future. This series is designed to be a 'gold standard' for university libraries throughout the world with an interest in International Relations. This four-volume set provides a comprehensive collection of classic and contemporary works on genocide sourced from a wide range of disciplines including international relations, international law, anthropology, psychology, history and sociology. Volume I highlights the legal framings of genocide and deploys some of the key theoretical contributions of the academic field of comparative genocide studies. Volume II seeks to provide both an empirical and an argumentative survey of key genocides in human history, particularly those of the modern period. Volume III focuses on the rich debates over human beings' agency in genocide, and the political, psychological, sociological, and anthropological perspectives that illuminate it. Volume IV explores diverse strategies of genocide prevention, and the spirited debate over humanitarian intervention and post-genocide peace building and restitution.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847870223
ISBN-10: 1847870228
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 1664
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Adam Jones

Adam Jones, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. From 2005-07, he was Associate Research Fellow in the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University. He is author or editor of a dozen books, including Crimes Against Humanity (OneWorld Publications, 2008), Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction (Routledge, 2006), Gendercide and Genocide (Vanderbilt University Press, 2004) and Genocide, War Crimes & the West: History and Complicity (Zed Books, 2004). His scholarly articles on genocide, gender, and human rights have appeared in Journal of Genocide Research, Review of International Studies, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Human Rights, and other publications. He serves as book review editor of Journal of Genocide Research and executive director of Gendercide Watch (, a Web-based educational initiative that confronts gender-selective atrocities against men and women worldwide.

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