Rebecca Pressman
March 29, 2009
Learning Tools: Class Guides: Dana Class Guides:
Transitional Justice and
the Politics of Memory
Prof. Alex Hinton

Background Resources

Yale Cambodian Genocide Program
Project of the Genocide Studies Program at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies. Contains searchable databases of documents, images and biographical information. Also includes information on East Timor, the Holocaust, and Rwandan Genocides.

M. Stewart. "Genocide: Anthropological Aspects,"
G. Heinsohn. "Genocide: Historical Aspects".
International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 2001. Vol. 9, pp. 6148-6153, 6153-6159.
Brief articles on the historical and anthropological aspects of genocide. Bibliographies.
Dana Call Number: Ref. H41 .I58 2001

The Legacy Project
Scholarly and creative projects "on the enduring consequences of the many historical tragedies of the 20th century."


Rutgers Library Catalog
The online catalog for the Rutgers University Libraries.

Newark Law School
Newark Law School library materials, including materials located at the Don M. Gottfredson Library of Criminal Justice, are not listed in the Rutgers Library Catalog. They are listed here instead.

Scholarly Articles

Anthropology Index

Anthropology Plus
Combines the resources of the two major indexes to anthropological literature: Harvard's Anthropological Literature and the Royal Anthropological Institute's Anthropological Index. Comprehensive index to journal articles as well as reports, commentaries, and edited books from the late 19th century to the present. Restricted Access.

Related Areas

General Social Sciences

Social Sciences Full Text 1983- .
Index to over 500 applied and theoretical social sciences journals with some full-text available from 1995. Restricted Access.

ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts 1987- .
Index to 650 academic and professional journals from 16 countries. Restricted Access.

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Abstracts
Comprehensive index to journals, books, government publications, dissertations, and reports relating to criminal justice, criminology, and related disciplines from 1968 to the present. This index is based on materials found in the Criminal Justice Collection located in the Rutgers Center for Law and Justice in Newark, and is the most complete catalog for that collection. Restricted Access.


Historical Abstracts 1955- .
The most comprehensive index to world history (excluding that of the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Indexes over 2,000 history and history-related journals worldwide, as well as book reviews and dissertations.Restricted Access.


Humanities Full Text 1984- .
Index to journal articles and reviews of "films, books, television and radio programs, opera, ballet, and theater performances" with full-text from 1995 onwards. Restricted Access.

Political Science

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 1975- .
Index to over 1,300 journals in political science, international relations, public policy and related fields. Restricted Access.


ATLA Religion Database 1949- .
Index to 650 journals, as well as some 14,000 multi-authored works, relating to Biblical studies, world religions, Church history and religious perspectives on social issues. Restricted Access.

News and Media

Ethnic NewsWatch
A full-text collection of over 200 newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic (including Arab and Middle Eastern, Asian-American, European, and Jewish), minority, and native press. Complete articles dating back to 1960, in English and Spanish. Restricted Access.

World News Connection
Translated and English-language news and information from Central Eurasia, China, East Asia, Near East & South Asia, East Europe, West Europe, Latin America, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Restricted Access.

Westlaw Campus Research
"News" section indexes and provides access to a large collection of U.S. and international newspapers, newsletters, wire service reports, transcripts of television and radio news broadcasts. Restricted Access.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times
Full-text coverage of the New York Times from 1851 to approximately three years ago. Restricted Access.

Legal Materials

Westlaw Campus Research
"Legal Research" section indexes and provides access to legal scholarly articles (law reviews) on genocide and transitional justice. Restricted Access.

Electronic Information System for International Law
Contains section on International Human Rights including category "War Crimes & Crimes Against Humanity including Genocide" and section on International Criminal Law including subcategories for International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

International Center for Transitional Justice
Overview of "transitional justice" approaches.

Citation Style

American Anthropological Association Style Guide

Related Rutgers Subject Guides


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