Part 3: Explores institutional responses to crimes and uses criminological theory to offer solutions

What can Criminology Contribute to (and Learn from) the Study of Serious Human Rights Violations?

What can Criminology Contribute to (and Learn from) the Study of Serious Human Rights Violations?
What can criminology contribute to (and learn from) the study of serious human rights violations?

After a brief description of the most meticulously planned—and one of the deadliest—genocides, the Holocaust (Chapter 3), I juxtapose prominent explanations offered by genocide scholars with criminological theories (Chapter 4). Chapter 5 presents a recent effort to apply criminological ideas on crime as collective action to genocide (Darfur) and an organizational criminology perspective to the My Lai massacre.

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