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Magnitude of Genocide (Hardcover) (Colin Tatz & Winton Higgins)

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This book defines genocide, distinguishing it from mass murder, war crimes, and other atrocities; allows readers to grasp the magnitude of the crime of genocide across time and throughout human civilization; and facilitates an understanding of new and potential cases of genocide as they occur.

• Illustrates the myriad problems inherent in genocide prevention and in the punishment of perpetrators

• Analyzes why the nation-states that have the capacity to prevent or intervene against a genocide typically avoid doing so

• Discusses the nature of and reasons underlying genocide denial

• Examines the different kinds and scales of the impact of genocide on victim groups and on the perpetrators

Number of Pages: 296
Genre: Political Science
Series Title: Praeger Security International
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Colin Tatz & Winton Higgins
Language: English
Street Date: March 14, 2016
TCIN: 17253286
UPC: 9781440831607
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-9357
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