Author Savelsberg, Joachim J., 1951-
Title American memories : atrocities and the law / Joachim J. Savelsberg and Ryan D. King
Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2011
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HM1027.U6 S38 2011    AVAILABLE    30610020359147
Descript xxvi, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Rose series in sociology
Rose series in sociology
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-229) and index
Introduction : how Maurice Halbwachs died and how we remember him -- From law to collective memory : breaking cycles of violence? -- What the literature tells us, and unchartered terrain -- Constructing and remembering the My Lai massacre (with Rajiv Evan Rjan and Lacy Mitchell) -- From Vietnam to Iraq : bridging metaphors, mnemonic struggles, and haunting (with Jeremy Minyard) -- Slobodan Milosevic through lenses of law, diplomacy, and media reporting (with Courtney Faue and Yu-Ju Chien) -- The shape of American memories and a German comparison -- From collective memory to law : theoretical interlude -- How Aamerican memory shapes hate crime law and a German comparison -- Commemorating injustice and implementing hate crime law across jurisdictions in the United States -- Conclusions : atrocities, law and collective memory in America and beyond
Subject Collective memory -- United States
Atrocities -- United States
War crimes -- United States
Alt Author King, Ryan D