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October 1, 2014

Khartoum and the Language of War: Who's Really Listening? by Eric Reeves
May 27, 2012 Vol.16, No.1

An Arab Perspective on Islamic Terrorism:
The Case of the Al-Jazeera Program Al-Sharî'a wal-Ĥayât
by Ana Belén Soage
April 2, 2012 Vol.16, No.1

The Oversimplification of the ‘Complex’ Analysis: A Reply to Pro-Torture Advocates by J. Jeremy Wisnewski
April 2, 2012 Vol.16, No.1

The Blue Helmets: Sexual Exploitation, Sex Trafficking and Organizational Culture in UN Peacekeeping Operations by Peter Mameli
An analysis of the recent policy crisis regarding coercive sexual relations at UN peacekeeping missions.
February 8, 2011 Vol.15, No.1

"The Shoah runs through our veins": The Relevance of the Holocaust for Jewish-Israeli Young Adults by Tal Litvak Hirsch & Julia Chaitin
A qualitative study of the relevance of the Holocaust on the personal, familial and social-political levels for 50 Jewish-Israeli young adults, with and without family connections to Holocaust survivors.
May 5, 2010 Vol.14, No.1

Nationalism by Alan Jacobs
Originally inspired by the question "why did the Nazis do it", this paper explores what Orwell called "nationalism", the idea that once one ascribes to a certain allegiance, some sets of facts are inadmissible, no matter how proven or legitimate.
December 27, 2009 Vol.13, No.1

Do Fundamentalism and Other Religious Variables Predict Domestic Violence? by James Alexander
An investigation of the relationship of fundamentalism to domestic violence at the macro-level.
December 13, 2009 Vol.13, No.1

Radical Puritanism ‘Rediscovered’: Elements and Legacies of Extremism and Anti-Egalitarianism by Milan Zafirovski
Protestant Puritanism is re-examined in terms of political extremism or radicalism.
October 6, 2007 Vol.12, No.1

Through the Eyes of a Child: Using Works by Children to Understand the Holocaust by Christine Colin, Ph.D.
Children view the world from a completely different perspective than adults, and therefore their memoirs, poetry, literature, and songs give us a unique view of the Holocaust, through the eyes of a child.
September 8, 2007 Vol.12, No.1

From Moorish Cordova To The Bahá'ís Of Iran: Islamic Tolerance And Intolerance by Boris Handal
The persecution of the members of the Iranian Bahá'í community is analyzed within a theological and historical context.
September 8, 2007 Vol.12, No.1

The State of Holocaust Education in Illinois by Jeffrey Ellison & John Pisapia
The state of Illinois was the first state to mandate the teaching of the Holocaust in 1990. This article reports the results of a study of Holocaust education practices at the high school level. At present, it represents the largest study of Holocaust education practices ever conducted in the United States.
September 7, 2006 Vol.11, No.1

Drawing the Open Wound: The Signifying Silences of Elie Wiesel by Markus J. Poetzsch
Centered on the autobiographical writings--the witness--of Elie Wiesel, this article theorizes the essential role of silence as a text that both reveals and keeps the secrets of the Holocaust.
November 19, 2005 Vol.10, No.1

Report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur: A critical analysis (Part I) by Eric Reeves
The report, delivered to Kofi Annan in January 2005, establishes the culpability of Khartoum’s regular military forces and its Janjaweed militia allies in the Darfur atrocities, but does not attribute "genocidal intent" to the government. The author, a renowned expert on the Sudan conflict, reviews the Commission's findings.
October 14, 2005 Vol.10, No.1

Report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur: A critical analysis (Part II) by Eric Reeves
The Darfour Commission report fails to offer constructive solutions for ending the genocidal atrocities in the Sudan.
October 14, 2005 Vol.10, No.1

Female Foeticide In Punjab: Exploring the socio-economic and cultural dimensions by Ajinder Walia
The Indian society considers the birth of a female as a bad investment in the future. She is considered to be a consumer rather than a producer, and this viewpoint by the Indian patriarchal society has lead to female infanticide and female foeticide. The present study was conducted in the Punjab, with one of the lowest sex ratios in the India.
August 9, 2005 Vol.10, No.1

A Study of the Readiness of Jewish/Israeli Students in the Health Professions to Authorize and Execute Involuntary Mass Euthanasia of 'Severely Handicapped' Patients by Israel W. Charny and Daphna Fromer
The study is seen as contributing to emerging knowledge (in the Milgram tradition) of the widespread availability of human beings to undertake policies which harm, hurt and kill other human beings when instructed to do so by a policy directive.
September 25, 2004 Vol.9, No.1

History and Prevention of Genocide Symposium 2001
December 20, 2001 Vol.7, No.1

Disconnecting the Threads:
Rwanda and the Holocaust Reconsidered
by René Lemarchand

Modern Genocide: The Curse of the Nation State and Ideological Political Parties: The Armenian Case by Dennis R. Papazian

History and Prevention of Genocide Symposium 2001
December 20, 2001 Vol.6, no.1

Justifying Genocide: The Role of Professionals in Legitimizing Mass Killing by Alex Alvarez

Bridge to Nowhere: Rethinking the Digital Divide by William H. Thornton
There is no disputing the fact that a global information revolution is taking place. But like all revolutions, this one has its winners and losers.
October 7, 2001 Vol.6, no.1

The Psychological Satisfaction of Denials of the Holocaust or Other Genocides by Non-Extremists or Bigots, and Even by Known Scholars by Israel W. Charny
Analysis of the motivations and reasoning behind denials of known genocides.
July 17, 2001 Vol.6, no.1

Appendix 1 by Israel W. Charny
Appendix 2 by Israel W. Charny

When and Why to Use the Term Democide for “Genocide” by R. J. Rummel
The author postulates the term "Democide" to denote any murder by government, while reserving the term "Genocide" for the narrower category of government murders of people belonging to a specific group.
January 15, 2001 Vol.6, no.1

Were Ordinary Germans Hitler's 'Willing Executioners'? by Evelin Gerda Lindner, M.D.
Seduction and abandonment bring about the feelings of humiliation and resentment experienced by many Germans and Somalis today.
December 11, 2000 Vol.5, no.1

Conspiracies of Silence by James R. Allen, M.D.
1200 buildings destroyed and as many as 300 people shot, burned alive, or dragged behind cars. Why did this event disappear from history?
July 25, 2000 Vol.5, no.1

Kosovo: Orders of Magnitude by Adam Jones
Numbers matter. What was the extent of the Kosovo massacres of ethnic Albanians by the Serbs?
July 25, 2000 Vol.5, no.1

The News Media & Holocaust Denial by Dan Yurman
Media coverage of the Irving vs. Lipstadt trial.
May 24, 2000 Vol.5, no.1

Index of the Holocaust Denial Trial Media Coverage by Dan Yurman

Not a Useable Past? by Michael Nutkiewicz
The Holocaust and American Society
September 19, 1999 Vol.4, no.1

Mala - A Fragment of a Life by Lorenz Sichelschmidt
Research on the life and death of the Holocaust heroine, Mala Zimetbaum.
June 1, 1998 Vol.3, no.3

Companion photographs by Lorenz Sichelschmidt

The Holocaust in Comparative and Historical Perspective by R. J. Rummel
Chapter from Contemporary Genocides: Causes, Cases, Consequences. Edited by Albert J. Jongman. Leiden, PIOOM, 1996
April 1, 1998 Vol.3, no.2

Mala's Last Words by Stephen G. Esrati
A Story of courage, love, escape, and resistance in Auschwitz-Birkenau.
January 1, 1998 Vol.3, no.1

The "Not Me" Myth: Orwell and the Mind by Margaret Thaler Singer
An analysis of Orwell's "1984" from the perspective of cult conversion and thought reform.
January 19, 1996 Vol.2, no.2

Aspects of Survival: Triumph over Death and Onliness by Alan Jacobs
This article, originally published in 1991 in the Transactional Analysis Journal, proposes an answer to the question of why people commit murder, mass murder and genocide.
January 11, 1997 Vol.2, no.1

Masters and Slaves: The Tragedy of Jonestown by Fanita English, M.S.W.
An analysis of master and follower personalities.
September 1, 1996 Vol.1, no.2

Editor's note: explanation of technical terms by Alan Jacobs

Autocracy by Alan Jacobs
Full text of the lecture delivered in St. Petersburg, Russia, in February 1995
September 1, 1996 Vol.1, no.2

Autocratic Power by Alan Jacobs
An analysis of the nature of an autocratic personality.
May 1, 1996 Vol.1, no.1