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The Politics of Genocide Justice in Cambodia

Craig Etcheson

in Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo, and Cambodia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276745
eISBN:
9780191707650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276745.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The single most sensitive issue facing Cambodia today concerns the question of accountability for the crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge regime. The matter of genocide justice in the country is not ... More


Cambodia: Genocide, Autocracy, and the Overpoliticized State

Philippe Le Billon and Karen Bakker

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During 1975–1979, under the Khmer Rouge regime, over 1.8 million people died due to hunger, disease or murder. Though there were numerous deaths even before the Khmer Rouge regime, these have been ... More


The Setting: People, Place, and History

Eve Monique Zucker

in Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836115
eISBN:
9780824871079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836115.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the geography, people, and history of O'Thmaa, a village nestled between the Cardamom Mountains to the west and the Elephant Mountains to the southeast. Today the ... More


UNTAC—The Failures of Ceasefire, Disarmament, and Demobilization 1

Jeni Whalan

in How Peace Operations Work: Power, Legitimacy, and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672189
eISBN:
9780191767968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672189.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the key weaknesses of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC). It begins with an overview of the Cambodian conflict setting and the establishment of UNTAC. ... More


Atrocity Tourism: Politicized Remembrance and Reparative Memorialization

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

in War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670963
eISBN:
9781452946924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670963.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with a description of Cambodia’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Choeung Ek Center for Genocide Crimes. Tuol Sleng and Choeung Ek reproduce master narratives of Vietnamese ... More


US Involvement in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Annie R. Bird

in US Foreign Policy on Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338412
eISBN:
9780190236588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338412.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 examines US involvement in the establishment and operations of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. Nearly twenty years after the Cambodian genocide, and years of domestic pressure, Congress made it ... More


Dance, Music, and the Nature of Terror in Democratic Kampuchea

Toni Shapiro-phim

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the relation between state-sanctioned ideology and daily life. It analyzes the combination between daily terror and music, song, and dance in Cambodian genocide. It notes that ... More


Battling the “Cambodian Syndrome”

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

in War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670963
eISBN:
9781452946924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670963.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Khmer Rouge regime, which pursued an untenable agricultural revolution and which was also determined to eradicate any signs of a Western ... More


A Review of Estimation Methods for Victims of the Bosnian War and the Khmer Rouge Regime

Ewa Tabeau and Jan Zwierzchowski

in Counting Civilian Casualties: An Introduction to Recording and Estimating Nonmilitary Deaths in Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199977307
eISBN:
9780199346172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977307.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents an overview of the methods and sources used in victim estimation for the conflicts in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Cambodia and discusses major reasons for differences among the ... More


Trust and Distrust

Eve Monique Zucker

in Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836115
eISBN:
9780824871079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836115.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the concept of trust as well as attempts to recover trust after radical distrust swept O'Thmaa and its neighboring communities from the civil war years through the period of ... More


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