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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC2046A: The Holocaust, Genocide and Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

H. Arendt (1965) Eichmann in Jerusalem: a report on the banality of evil

Z. Bauman (1989) Modernity and the Holocaust

C. Browning (1992) Ordinary men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the final solution in Poland

E. Garrard & G. Scarre (eds) (2003) Moral philosophy and the Holocaust

D. Goldhagen (1997) Hitler's willing executioners: ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

R. Hilberg (1961; 1985) The destruction of the European Jews

D. Jones (1999) Moral responsibility in the Holocaust: A study in the ethics of character

L. May (2010) Genocide : a normative account

B. Schlink (1998) The Reader

A. Vetlesen (2005) Evil and Human Agency: Understanding Collective Evildoing