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

How does Genocide Unfold?—The Case of the Holocaust

How does Genocide Unfold?—The Case of the Holocaust

How does genocide unfold?—The case of the Holocaust


Having been deeply involved in the production of false test reports for an Air Force airline brake system at the B.F. Goodrich Co. in 1968, Kermit Vandivier remembers: “During that month Lawson [a fellow employee] and I talked of little else except the enormity of what we were doing. The more involved we became in our work, the more apparent became our own culpability. We discussed such things as the Nuremberg trials and how they related to our guilt and complicity …” (Vandivier in Ermann and Lundman 2002: 159). Seven years earlier, in 1961 Judge J. Cullen Ganey read a statement prior to imposing sentences against several General Electric executives ...

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