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Beyond victimization: female perpetrators of genocide

Wolford, Miranda (2016) Beyond victimization: female perpetrators of genocide. LSE Human Rights Blog (07 Aug 2016). Website.

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Reflecting on major instances of genocide, we often develop archetypes of what the perpetrators of such dehumanizing crimes look like. In the Holocaust, white German men bearing the ominous Swastika characterized the perpetrators. In the Rwandan genocide, barbaric Hutu men wielding machetes defined the enemy. A defining characteristic of each of these perpetrator archetypes is masculinity.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D731 World War II
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
K Law > K Law (General)
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2017 13:08
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:50

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