This book is dedicated to a consideration of genocide in the context of political sociology. It demonstrates that the underlining predicates of sociology give scant consideration to basic issues of life and death in favor of distinctly derivative issues of social structure and social function.
Introduction 1. Defining Genocide 2. Functional Views of Genocide 3. Existential Visions of Genocide 4. Toward a New Typology of Social Systems 5. Personal Life and Social Structure