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TitleGenocide and mass atrocities in Asia : Legacies and prevention
Author edited by Deborah Mayersen and Annie Pohlman
Imprint London : Routledge, 2013
Descript xiii, 204p. ; 24 cm


Introduction. -- An ongoing legacy of atrocity: torture and the Indonesian state. -- International civil society as agent of protection: responses to the famine in East Timor. -- Maximizing transitional justice opportunities: the case for East Timor's CAVR. -- Transnational justice time: Uncle San, Aunty Yan, and outreach at the Khmer Rouge tribunal. -- Humanitarian inervention and the legacies of security council (in)action: East Pakistan (1971) and East Timor (1975-79). -- Political realism, sovereignty and intervention: is genocide prevention really possible in a world of nation states? -- Political instability and genocide: comparing causes in Asia and the Pacific and globally. -- Discourses on violence: constraints and challenges for mediatirs in Asia. -- 'Never again' or again and again: the genocide convention, the responsibility to protect and mass atrocity prevention. -- Conclusion.

Asia -- Social policy Gonocide -- Asia -- Prevention -- Government policy Asia -- Social conditions Psychic trauma -- Social aspects -- Asia Political violence -- Asia -- History -- 20th century Mass murder -- Asia -- History -- 20th century Alrocities -- Asia -- History -- 20th century Genocide -- Asia -- History -- 20th century Asia -- History Military -- 20th century Asia -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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