Genocide (At Issue) (Paperback)

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By Barbara Krasner (Compiled by)
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In 1948, the United Nations established the Genocide Convention to legally define genocide as actions intended to destroy a particular group of people based on race, religion, ethnicity, and other defining characteristics. The goal was to prevent and punish future acts of genocide, but a number of mass killings have followed since its establishment, and in some situations whether these executions qualify as genocides is surprisingly unclear. The viewpoints in this volume explore what genocide is and isn't, and provide historical and contemporary examples of genocide. Readers will examine potential political and social solutions to prevent future genocides.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781534507265
ISBN-10: 1534507264
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: December 30th, 2020
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: At Issue