Rape: Weapon of War and Genocide

Rape Weapon of War and Genocide Here is a volume that cries out to be read by everyone It is filled with texts of terror that must be heard if the human community is truly to respond Never again Margaret A Farley Gilbert L Stark Pr

  • Title: Rape: Weapon of War and Genocide
  • Author: John K. Roth Carol Rittner
  • ISBN: 9781557788986
  • Page: 199
  • Format: Paperback
  • Here is a volume that cries out to be read by everyone It is filled with texts of terror that must be heard if the human community is truly to respond Never again Margaret A Farley, Gilbert L Stark Professor Emerita of Christian Ethics, Yale University Divinity School One of the most nuanced, illuminating, and grimly engaging volumes on rape and mass violencHere is a volume that cries out to be read by everyone It is filled with texts of terror that must be heard if the human community is truly to respond Never again Margaret A Farley, Gilbert L Stark Professor Emerita of Christian Ethics, Yale University Divinity School One of the most nuanced, illuminating, and grimly engaging volumes on rape and mass violence yet published Adam Jones, Executive Director, Gendercide Watch, Author, Genocide A Comprehensive Introduction Carol Rittner and John K Roth have brought together a range of very powerful contributions on rape in war and genocide Each chapter deals very personally with the agony of rape and the challenges it poses to male behavior, international law, and political action Hugo Slim, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict, University of Oxford, Author, Killing Civilians Method, Madness and Morality in WarResist the urge to put this book down It calls us to listen to the living and the dead, to their words and their silence Doris L Bergen, Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies, University of Toronto, Author, War and Genocide A Concise History of the Holocaust

    One thought on “Rape: Weapon of War and Genocide”

    1. Definitely one of the toughest books to get through, but this was so informative and inspiring despite the heart-wrenching material. I'm not sure I can fully wrap my head around what I read. 5

    2. Rape: Weapon of War and Genocide is a collection of essays dealing with the use of rape during genocide and war in the twenty-first century. The essays range from topics dealing with the evolution of the criminalization of rape in the legal sphere; the purpose of rape and how it is used as a form of genocide; the use of rape in countries such as Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guatemala; and the problematic issue of justice for survivors of sexual violence dur [...]

    3. While this collection of essays, spanning years and various examples of rape in war, contains heavily distressing content, their message is fascinating. Each essay is wonderfully crafted, many containing fantastic feminist commentary and volumes of useful information. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to broaden their mind to the atrocities committed throughout some of the world’s most poignant 20th century conflicts as well as to further understand the effects and motives behind rape [...]

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