Dehumanisation of the other : genocide, film and the ethical

Frieze, Donna-Lee. 2005, Dehumanisation of the other : genocide, film and the ethical, Ph.D. thesis, School of History, Heritage and Society, Deakin University.

Title Dehumanisation of the other : genocide, film and the ethical
Author Frieze, Donna-Lee.
Institution Deakin University
School School of History, Heritage and Society
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2005
Keyword(s) Genocide - Moral and ethical aspects
Motion pictures - Philosophy
Motion pictures - Ethics
Summary This dissertation utilises film and the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas to expose the dehumanising characteristics of genocide. Through four films across four different cases of genocide, the investigation reveals that defining genocide as mass murder alone limits the potential to understand the crime.
Notes Degree conferred 2005.
Language eng
Description of original vi, 311 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 179.7
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