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Representing mass violence : conflicting responses to human rights violations in Darfur / Joachim J. Savelsberg.

By: Savelsberg, Joachim J, 1951- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Open Access e-Books.Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (xix, 341 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0520963083; 9780520963085.Subject(s): Darfur Conflict (Sudan : 2003- ) | 2003 | Human rights -- Press coverage -- Sudan -- Dārfūr al-Janūbīyah (Province) | Human rights -- Sudan -- Dārfūr al-Janūbīyah (Province) -- Public opinion | Violence -- Press coverage -- Sudan -- Dārfūr al-Janūbīyah (Province) | Violence -- Sudan -- Dārfūr al-Janūbīyah (Province) -- Public opinion | 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000 | Berichterstattung | Criminology: legal aspects | Darfur-Konflikt | Gewalt | History | History: earliest times to present day | Human rights -- Press coverage | Human rights -- Public opinion | Humanities | Jurisprudence and general issues | Law | Medien | Menschenrechtsverletzung | Öffentliche Meinung | Press coverage | Public opinion | Regional and national history | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology | Society and social sciences Society and social sciences | Sociology and anthropology | Sociology | Violence -- Press coverage | Violence -- Public opinion | Sudan -- History -- Darfur Conflict, 2003- -- Foreign public opinion | Sudan -- History -- Darfur Conflict, 2003- -- Mass media and the conflict | Sudan -- History -- Darfur Conflict, 2003- -- Press coverage | Sudan -- Dārfūr al-Janūbīyah (Province) | SudanGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Representing mass violence.DDC classification: 962.404/3 Online resources: Digital version
Contents:
Introduction : questions, theory, Darfur, data -- Setting the stage : Justice Cascade and Darfur -- The human rights field and Amnesty International -- American mobilization and the Justice Cascade -- The humanitarian aid field and Doctors without Borders -- The humanitarian complex and challenges to the justice : the case of Ireland -- Diplomatic representations of mass violence -- Diplomatic field in national contexts : deviations from the master narrative -- Mediating competing representations : the journalistic field -- Rules of the journalistic game, autonomy and the habitus of Africa correspondents -- Patterns of reporting : fields, countries, ideology and gender -- Conclusions : fields, the global versus the national and representations of mass violence.
Summary: How do interventions by the UN Security Council and the International Criminal Court influence representations of mass violence? What images arise instead from the humanitarianism and diplomacy fields? How are these competing perspectives communicated to the public via mass media? Zooming in on the case of Darfur, Joachim J. Savelsberg analyzes more than three thousand news reports and opinion pieces and interviews leading newspaper correspondents, NGO experts, and foreign ministry officials from eight countries to show the dramatic differences in the framing of mass violence around the world and across social fields. Representing Mass Violencecontributes to our understanding of how the world acknowledges and responds to violence in the Global South.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-326) and index.

Introduction : questions, theory, Darfur, data -- Setting the stage : Justice Cascade and Darfur -- The human rights field and Amnesty International -- American mobilization and the Justice Cascade -- The humanitarian aid field and Doctors without Borders -- The humanitarian complex and challenges to the justice : the case of Ireland -- Diplomatic representations of mass violence -- Diplomatic field in national contexts : deviations from the master narrative -- Mediating competing representations : the journalistic field -- Rules of the journalistic game, autonomy and the habitus of Africa correspondents -- Patterns of reporting : fields, countries, ideology and gender -- Conclusions : fields, the global versus the national and representations of mass violence.

How do interventions by the UN Security Council and the International Criminal Court influence representations of mass violence? What images arise instead from the humanitarianism and diplomacy fields? How are these competing perspectives communicated to the public via mass media? Zooming in on the case of Darfur, Joachim J. Savelsberg analyzes more than three thousand news reports and opinion pieces and interviews leading newspaper correspondents, NGO experts, and foreign ministry officials from eight countries to show the dramatic differences in the framing of mass violence around the world and across social fields. Representing Mass Violencecontributes to our understanding of how the world acknowledges and responds to violence in the Global South.

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