Encyclopedia of genocide and crimes against humanity, Volume 3

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Macmillan Reference, 2005 - History - 1458 pages
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The Encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity. It also delves into depictions and manifestations of the phenomenon, such as propaganda, sociological and philosophical explanations, literature and film.

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Dinah L. Shelton is the Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law at the George Washington University Law School and a member of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission of the Organization of American States. Shelton is the author or editor of three prize-winning books: Protecting Human Rights in the Americas (co-authored with Thomas Buergenthal), Remedies in International Human Rights Law, and the three-volume Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. She was also awarded the Elisabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law.

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