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How to prevent genocide : a guide for policymakers, scholars, and the concerned citizen

Author: John G Heidenrich
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Genocide - the deliberate destruction, usually through mass murder, of an ethnic, racial or religious group - is the ultimate crime against humanity. Drawing upon a wide variety of disciplines, this study assesses ways to prevent this crime. While most books about genocide focus on the history of a particular event, such as the Holocaust, or compare case studies to derive empirical theories, this book outlines many  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heidenrich, John G., 1963-
How to prevent genocide.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)654242352
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John G Heidenrich
ISBN: 0275969878 9780275969875
OCLC Number: 44869114
Description: xvi, 275 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What is genocide? --
The faith behind genocide --
War crimes and acts of genocide : matters of international law --
Forecasting and detection of genocide --
Forms of nonviolent pressure : diplomacy, economic trade, and nonviolent resistance --
covert action against genocide --
Ethical principles of humanitarian intervention --
Peacekeeping and peace enforcement --
Military expedients against genocide --
The limits of national military forces --
The limits of multinational forces --
The evolution of an idea --
Feasibility options for an international legion of volunteers --
The future belongs to you.
Responsibility: John G. Heidenrich.
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Genocide - the destruction of an ethnic, racial or religious group - is the ultimate crime against humanity. This study assesses the ways of preventing this crime. Topics include international law,  Read more...

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