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Title Genocide / Margaret Haerens, book editor.
Publication Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Description 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Call # 364.151 G
Series Global viewpoints
Global viewpoints.
Summary "Genocide: Global Viewpoints examines current, often controversial, topics of worldwide interest and importance from a variety of international perspectives"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Recognizing and defining genocide. The international definitions of genocide are being challenged / Economist -- The United States defines genocide in a way that suits its interests / Rick Rozoff -- Israel should encourage a greater understanding of the universality of genocide / Benyamin Neuberger -- England should recognize the Armenian genocide / Vahe Gabrielyan -- Germany has not recognized Armenian genocide because of the political implications / Benjamin Bidder, Daniel Steinvorth, and Bernhard Zand -- Turkey's denial of Armenian genocide is holding it back / Colin Tatz -- The Srebrenica massacre fits the definition of genocide / M.S. -- Lithuania's push for a genocide law is appalling / Jonathan Freedland -- Ch. 2. Contemporary accounts of genocide. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is devastated by chronic genocide / Georgio Trombatore -- Western Sahara genocide is being ignored by the European Union / Airy Sindik Mejia Lara -- Sri Lanka committed genocide of its Tamil minority / Brian Senewiratne -- Sudan's South Kordofan province is devastated by a renewed genocide / Tristan McConnell -- Israel is committing an ongoing genocide of the Palestinian people / Maysaa Jarour -- Uganda is sanctioning a gay genocide / Sigrid Rausing -- Ch. 3. Preventing and prosecuting genocide. Rwanda : mixed legacy for community-based genocide courts / Human Rights Watch -- Rwanda's "genocidal ideology" law is too restrictive / Amnesty International -- Cambodian trials of former Khmer Rouge soldiers stir up controversy / Sebastian Strangio -- Iran must face the consequences of its attempts to incite genocide / Irwin Cotler -- Canada should support the UN in preventing mass violence / Lloyd Axworthy and Allan Rock -- Ch. 4. The legacy of genocide. Rwanda is moving forward from the 1994 genocide / Kevin Whitelaw -- The Rwanda genocide led to more aggressive international justice efforts / Scott Baldauf -- Guatemala's narco-war can be traced back to an earlier genocide / Rory Carroll -- The Darfur genocide has had a negative impact in Chad / Shane Bauer -- The US war on drugs has led to a genocide in Mexico / James Petras.
Subject Genocide -- Case studies.
Genocide -- History.
Addl. Author Haerens, Margaret.
ISBN 9780737756524 (hardback)
0737756527 (hardback)
9780737756531 (paperback) :
0737756535 (paperback)

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