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ANU criminologists examine history of violence in Cambodia

Friday, April 29, 2016

A new book by ANU scholars examines how violence in Cambodia has gradually declined over the decades from the French colonial period to today, despite the genocide and mass murders by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s.

Violence and the Civilising Process (CUP, 2015) by Roderic Broadhurst, Thierry Bouhours and Brigitte Bouhours is based on extensive field work in the southeast Asian nation including interviews with Cambodian citizens, police officers, and examinations of crime scenes.

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