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Title Genocide after emotion : the postemotional Balkan War / edited by Stjepan G. Meštrović.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.

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 UniM Bail  949.7024 GENO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 225 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction / Stjepan G. Mestrovic -- 2. Ending the War and Securing Peace in Former Yugoslavia / Philip J. Cohen -- 3. The Serbo-Croatian War, 1991 / Norman Cigar -- 4. The Genesis of the Current Balkan War / Slaven Letica -- 5. The Response of the American Media to Balkan Neo-Natiolisms / James J. Sadkovich -- 6. Psychoanalytic Dimensions of the West's Involvement in the Third Balkan War / C. G. Schoenfeld -- 7. Collective Punishment and Forgiveness: Judgements of Post-Communist National Identities by the "Civilized" West / Thomas Cushman -- 8. Israel and Genocide in Croatia / Igor Primoratz.
Summary The failure to adequately respond on the part of the major Western superpowers to the atrocities in the Balkans constitutes a major moral and political scandal. In "Genocide After Emotion" Mestrovic and the contributors thoroughly interrogate the war, its media coverage and response in the West. The result is alarming, both for the progress of the war and for the condition of our society today: the authors argue that the West is suffering from a 'postemotional' condition - we are beyond caring about anything anymore. This book contains contributions from Philip J. Cohen, Norman Cigar, Slaven Letica, James J. Sadkovich, C.G. Schoenfeld, Thomas Cushman and Igor Primoratz.
Other author Meštrović, Stjepan Gabriel.
Subject Yugoslav War, 1991-1995.
World politics -- 1989-
ISBN 0415122937
0415122945 (paperback)