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All Posts Tagged With: "Rwanda"

Understanding Genocides: Transformative Politics, Transformative Results

This excerpt excerpt from Worse Than War describes strategic political acts embedded in larger political contexts, practices, and goals that can eventually lead to genocide.


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Understanding Genocides: Communal Worlds

This section of Worse Than War examines evidence that the perpetrators of eliminationist campaigns live in a milieu over­whelmingly supporting and affirming their treatment of the victims.


About The Film

WORSE THAN WAR documents Goldhagen’s travels, teachings, and interviews in nine countries around the world, bringing viewers on an unprecedented journey of insight and analysis.


Understanding Genocides: How They Are Implemented

Both scholars and nonscholars have falsely assumed that when a leader or­ders people to be eliminated, his followers do it reflexively. This excerpt from the book looks at how genocide really occurs.


Making-of Video

In an interview, Goldhagen discusses the motivation behind writing the book, the impact of traveling with his family to his fathers pre-Holocaust home town, and what it feels like to shake the hand and interview someone who has committed mass murder.

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