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Genocide: Conceptual and Historical Dimensions
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of Pennsylvania Pr
Publication date June 1, 1994
Pages 265
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780812232493
ISBN-10 0812232496
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
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Original list price $39.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: In the turbulent years since the term genocide was first introduced into the international legal debate in 1933, it has evolved into a fairly broad concept, applied often - and loosely - to many situations, both historical and contemporary. While there is no doubt that the Nazis' "final solution of the Jewish question" constituted genocide, there is also sound evidence for applying the term to describe past and present-day massacres committed worldwide: the Armenian genocide during World War I; the slaughter of more than a million Cambodians by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s; Idi Amin's mass murders in Uganda; and the case of the Iraqi extermination of the Kurds in the 1980s. And today the specter of genocide has been raised once again, with neo-Nazi violence on the rise in Germany and elsewhere, and with the wide-scale killing of Muslims in Bosnia. But genocide has also been used to describe a much wider range of events and policies, from the nuclear bombing of Japan at the end of World War II to Western efforts to establish birth control and abortion programs in third world nations. It is these dimensions of genocide that George J. Andreopoulos and the contributors to this volume seek to explore, in the context both of their historical roots and of the implications for current and future international action. Originally the exclusive terrain of international lawyers, the debate over genocide in recent decades has come under increasing scrutiny from social scientists, who have launched a long overdue inquiry into the origins and unfolding of genocide as a social process. Armed with different tools and objectives, the social scientists' work has sharpened the focus on the shortcomings ofthe United Nations Convention on Genocide, which has formed the basis for the internationally accepted categorization of genocide as a crime. The authors first examine the legal and social-theoretical criteria by which mass killings have been categorized as genocide and debate th

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from Univ of Pennsylvania Pr (June 1, 1994)
9780812232493 | details & prices | 265 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $39.95
About: In the turbulent years since the term genocide was first introduced into the international legal debate in 1933, it has evolved into a fairly broad concept, applied often - and loosely - to many situations, both historical and contemporary.
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Reprint edition from Univ of Pennsylvania Pr (May 1, 1997)
9780812216165 | details & prices | 265 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $24.95

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