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Adam Jones (born 30 August 1963, in Singapore) is a political scientist, writer, and photojournalist based at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna, BC, Canada. He is the author of Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction and numerous other books in genocide studies. He is executive director of Gendercide Watch. He was chosen as one of "Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide" for the book of that name, which was published in 2010. He is also a widely-published photographer, both in print and online under a Creative Commons license.
Jones is best known for his work in comparative genocide studies. He is author of a textbook in the field, Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction (Routledge, 3rd edn. 2016), and author or editor of numerous other works on genocide and crimes against humanity, including The Scourge of Genocide: Essays and Reflections (Routledge, 2013). He was senior book review editor of the Journal of Genocide Research from 2004 to 2013, and currently edits the Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity book series for Routledge Publishers.
Gender and international relations
Jones is known for his distinctive approach to the study of gender and international relations. In 1999, Jones co-founded the Web-based nongovernmental organization Gendercide Watch with Carla Bergman and Nart Villeneuve, aimed at "confront[ing] gender-selective atrocities against men and women worldwide." His essays on gender, violence, and international politics are compiled in Gender Inclusive: Essays on Violence, Men, and Feminist International Relations (Routledge, 2009).
Books by Adam Jones
Jones, Adam (2016). Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction (3rd ed.). Routledge. ISBN9781138823846.
Jones, Adam (2013). The Scourge of Genocide: Essays and Reflections. Routledge. ISBN9780415690539.
Jones, Adam, ed. (2012). New Directions in Genocide Research. Routledge. ISBN0-415-49597-0.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
Jones, Adam (2010). Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction (2nd ed.). Routledge. ISBN0-415-48619-X.
Jones, Adam, ed. (2009). Evoking Genocide: Scholars and Activists Describe the Works That Shaped Their Lives. The Key Publishing House Inc. ISBN978-0-9782526-9-4.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
Jones, Adam, ed.; Nicholas A. Robins (2009). Genocides by the Oppressed: Subaltern Genocide in Theory and Practice. Indiana University Press. ISBN978-0-253-35309-2.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
Jones, Adam (2009). Gender Inclusive: Essays on Violence, Men, and Feminist International Relations. Routledge Publishers. ISBN978-0-415-77513-7.
Jones, Adam, ed. (2008). Genocide (4 volumes). Sage Publishers. ISBN978-1-84787-022-3.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
Jones, Adam (2008). Crimes Against Humanity: A Beginner's Guide. OneWorld Publications. ISBN978-1-85168-601-8.
Jones, Adam (2008). Latin American Portraits (travel photography). The Key Publishing House Inc. ISBN978-0-9782526-3-2.
Jones, Adam (2006). Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction. Routledge Publishers. ISBN0-415-35384-X.
Jones, Adam, ed. (2005). Kal Holsti: Ensayos Escogidos (Kal Holsti: Selected Essays). CIDE. ISBN9789687420165.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
Jones, Adam, ed. (2004). Men of the Global South: A Reader. Zed Books. ISBN1-84277-513-8.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
Jones, Adam, ed. (2004). Gendercide and Genocide. Vanderbilt University Press. ISBN0-8265-1445-6.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
Jones, Adam, ed. (2004). Genocide, War Crimes & the West: History and Complicity. Zed Books. ISBN1-84277-191-4.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
Jones, Adam (2002). Beyond the Barricades: Nicaragua and the Struggle for the Sandinista Press, 1979-1998. Ohio University Press. ISBN0-89680-223-X.
Jones, Adam (2002). The Press in Transition: A Comparative Study of Nicaragua, South Africa, Jordan, and Russia. Deutsches Übersee-Institut. ISBN3-926953-53-5.
^ISBN978-0-415-77551-9Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide, edited by Paul Bartrop and Steven L. Jacobs (Routledge, 2010), p. 159