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Political oppression & persecution books

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East Asia's Other Miracle Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities by Alex J. (Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Pro Bellamy East Asia's Other Miracle Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities

Mass atrocities were once a common occurrence in East Asia. Yet, over the past three decades, mass atrocities have declined in East Asia to the point of near elimination. This book explains how and why.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Macabresque Human Violation and Hate in Genocide, Mass Atrocity and Enemy-Making by Edward (Edward S. Diggs Endowed Chair in the Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Virginia Tech) Weisband The Macabresque Human Violation and Hate in Genocide, Mass Atrocity and Enemy-Making
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Studies of genocide and mass atrocity most often focus on their causes and consequences, their aims and effects, and the number of people killed. But the question remains, if the main goal is death, then why is torture necessary? This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Competing Memories Truth and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone and Peru by Rebekka (King's College London) Friedman Competing Memories Truth and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone and Peru

A rigourous analysis of context in transitional justice, examining the successes and failures of truth and reconciliation commissions in post-conflict settings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia by Budi (University of Indonesia) Hernawan Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

This book analyses state-sponsored torture and peacebuilding in Indonesia. It focuses on the case study of Papua, which provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. The author examines complex power...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Peaceful revolution Inside the war room at the negotiations by Niel Barnard Peaceful revolution Inside the war room at the negotiations


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia by Michael R. J. Vatikiotis Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia

A powerful examination of the conflicts in Southeast Asia that risk destabilising its remarkable development.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2017

Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia by Michael R. J. Vatikiotis Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia

A powerful examination of the conflicts in Southeast Asia that risk destabilising its remarkable development.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Inside Apartheid's prison by Raymond Suttner Inside Apartheid's prison

This important book, now with a completely new afterword is available again. First published in 2001, the book was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Alan Paton award in 2002.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

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Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag by Golfo Alexopoulos Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag

A new and chilling study of lethal human exploitation in the Soviet forced labor camps, one of the pillars of Stalinist terror
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and S - 2016/2: Violence in the Post-Soviet Space by Julie Fedor Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and S - 2016/2: Violence in the Post-Soviet Space

This special issue deals with the phenomenon of violence in the post-Soviet space. The central preoccupation is to examine both political and legal discourses and practices of internal and external violence, broadly conceived, in this space. Simultaneously the special issue...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2017

Stolen Girls Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story by Wolfgang Bauer, Andy Spyra Stolen Girls Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2017

They Can't Kill Us All The Story of Black Lives Matter by Wesley Lowery They Can't Kill Us All The Story of Black Lives Matter

**Winner of the Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose**'A devastating front-line account of the police killings and the young activism that sparked one of the most significant racial justice movements since the 1960s: Black Lives Matter ... Lowery more or...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017

Return of Torture by Mattias Gardell Return of Torture

This book provides a brief but wide-ranging history of torture in Europe and America as well as an analysis of its return in the aftermath of the 'war on terror'. During the state of exception declared in the wake of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2016

Return of Torture by Mattias Gardell Return of Torture

This book provides a brief but wide-ranging history of torture in Europe and America as well as an analysis of its return in the aftermath of the 'war on terror'. During the state of exception declared in the wake of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/12/2016

Report of the Committee on the Enforced Disappearances Fifth Session (4-15 November 2013) and the Sixth Session (17-28 March 2014) by United Nations: Committee on Enforced Disappearances, (DGACM) Department for General Assembly and Conference Management Report of the Committee on the Enforced Disappearances Fifth Session (4-15 November 2013) and the Sixth Session (17-28 March 2014)
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This is the official Record of the Report of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances on the Fifth session (4-15 November 2013) and the Sixth session (17-28 March 2014).
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/02/2016

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