Genocide

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Groundwood Books Ltd, 2006 - Political Science - 144 pages
Examines current controversies surrounding genocide, chronicling the practice's history and providing a detailed analysis of what needs to be done by the international community in order to prevent future genocidal occurrences.
 

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Contents

Todays Genocide
7
The Ultimate Crime Against Humanity
15
A History of Mass Violence
27
Theories of Genocide
41
The Anatomy of a Genocide
56
Responding to Genocide
76
Preventing Genocide
99
Human Rights and Genocide Timeline
117
Genocides through History
120
Notes
126
For Further Information
135
Acknowledgments
139
Index
140
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Jane Springer is the author of Genocide, part of the Groundwork Guides series for which she is also the series editor. She is a consultant in international development and has lived and worked in Mozambique and India. She is the author of Listen to Us: The World's Working Childrenand translator of the Portuguese-language books Nest Eggand Tales from the Amazon. Jane Springer lives in Toronto.

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