Disrupting Pathways to Genocide: The Process of Ideological by E. Murray

By E. Murray

How does ideology in a few states radicalise to such an volume as to turn into genocidal? Can the factors of radicalisation be noticeable as inner or exterior? interpreting the ideological evolution within the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust and through the get a divorce of Yugoslavia, Elisabeth wish Murray seeks to reply to those questions during this comparative paintings.

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Nationalism in Germany did not find its justification in a rational societal conception, it found it in the ‘natural’ fact of a community, held together, not by the will of its members nor by any obligations of contract, but by traditional ties of kinship and status. German nationalism substituted for the legal and rational concept of ‘citizenship’ the infinitely vaguer concept of ‘folk’, which, first discovered by the German humanists, was later fully developed by Herder and the German romanticists.

Often research is biased in terms of gender, race, political influence, availability of data or even within quantitative analysis itself. In fact, selection bias can be evident in any analysis which draws upon one-dimensional work to produce background narratives and assumptions, even more so when a vast number of documents exist in relation to one topic. Nonetheless, bias is a serious and problematic issue which has plagued historical sociology since its origins, particularly as it is much more than distinguishing ‘true’ accounts of history from ‘false’ ones.

Nonetheless, even the most ardent primordialists/perennialists would acknowledge the differences between ancient and modern nations. Similarly, there is an argument to be made for the antiquity of genocide; Ben Kiernan’s Blood and Soil (2007), Michael Freeman’s Genocide, Civilization and Modernity (1995) and Frank Chalk and Kurt Jonassohn’s History and Sociology of Genocide (1990), as well as more specific works such as Ward Churchill’s A Little Matter of Genocide (1997) and Richard Bauman’s Human Rights in Ancient Rome (2000) all serve as examples of arguments where genocide is perceived as a historic event.

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