Encyclopedia of genocide and crimes against humanity: (A - H)

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Dinah Shelton
Macmillan Reference USA, Thomson Gale, 2005 - Political Science - 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 Shelton is Professor of International Law at Notre Dame Law School, Centre for Human Rights.

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