Human Remains and Mass Violence: Methodological Approaches

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Élisabeth Gessat-Anstett, Jean-Marc Dreyfus
Manchester University Press, 2014 - SOCIAL SCIENCE - 203 pages
Introduction. Corpses and mass violence : an inventory of the unthinkable / Elisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus -- The biopolitics of corpses of mass violence and genocide / Yehonatan Alsheh -- Seeking the dead among the living : embodying the disappeared of the Argentinian dictatorship through law / Sevane Garibian -- The human body : victim, witness and evidence of mass violence / Caroline Fournet -- Moral discourse and action in relation to the corpse : integrative concepts for a criminology of mass violence / Jon Shute -- The disposal of corpses in an ethnicized civil war : Croatia, 1941-45 / Alexander Korb -- Renationalizing bodies? The French search mission for the corpses of deportees in Germany, 1946-58 / Jean-Marc Dreyfus -- From bones-as-evidence to tutelary spirits : the status of bodies in the aftermath of the Khmer Rough genocide / Anne Yvonne Guillou -- Display, concealment and 'culture' : the disposal of bodies in the 1994 Rwandan genocide / Nigel Eltringham -- An anthropological approach to human remains from the gulags / Elisabeth Anstett.

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