Crime and Human Rights: Criminology of Genocide and Atrocities

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Joachim Savelsberg

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    Series editors: Nicole Rafter and Paul Rock

    Compact Criminology is an exciting new series that invigorates and challenges the international field of criminology.

    Books in the series are short, authoritative, innovative assessments of emerging issues in criminology and criminal justice – offering critical, accessible introductions to important topics. They take a global rather than a narrowly national approach. Eminently readable and first-rate in quality, each book is written by a leading specialist.

    Compact Criminology provides a new type of tool for teaching and research, one that is flexible and light on its feet. The series is designed to address fundamental needs in the growing and increasingly differentiated field of criminology.

    Other Compact Criminology titles include:

    Comparing Criminal Justice by David Nelken

    Crime and Risk by Pat O'Malley

    Crime and Terrorism by Peter Grabosky and Michael Stohl

    Experimental Criminology by Lawrence Sherman

    Compact Criminology International Advisory Board:

    Jan van Dijk, Tilburg University

    Peter Grabosky, Australian National University

    Kelly Hannah-Moffat, University of Toronto

    John Laub, University of Maryland

    Alison Liebling, University of Cambridge

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    Dedication

    For Anna and Rebecca

    Acknowledgements

    A number of people and institutions contributed to this project; Liz Boyle, Amelia Corl, David Garland, John Hagan, Nicole Rafter, Paul Rock, Jim Short, Kathryn Sikkink, Simon Singer, and Philip Smith read and commented on an early draft of the manuscript; anonymous reviewers provided helpful feedback on the proposal. While I may not have done justice to all suggestions and critiques, they did help improve the text. At the University of Minnesota, the College of Liberal Arts granted a fall 2007 Fellowship at its Institute for Advanced Study and a fall 2008 Single Semester Leave. This book would not have been written without the initiative of Nicole Rafter and Paul Rock. Finally, the professionalism of Caroline Porter at Sage is always appreciated. Thanks to all!

    As usual, my wife Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, anthropologist, Africanist and companion of a quarter century supported me. The cultural trauma of atrocities and the hope for a more respectful and peaceful coexistence helped bring, and hold, us together. We hope that Anna and Rebecca will be part of our contribution. To them this book is dedicated.

    Joachim J.SavelsbergMinneapolis/Saint Paul, 2009
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