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Author : Howard Ball
ISBN : 1598844881
Genre : Law
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This book presents the background and history of genocide, the key issues associated with this worldwide crime, and the problems inherent in preventing its occurrence. * Provides a chronological timeline of genocide from 1900 to present day * Includes related content such as brief biographies of major 20th century leaders accused of genocide, bilateral immunity agreements involving the United States from 2003 to 2009, and a directory of organizations that have worked to prevent or end genocide * Addresses key issues such as the motivations for genocide; the perpetrators, victims, and bystanders; and the eight stages of genocide * Contains an annotative bibliography of print and nonprint resources

Human Rights Worldwide

Author : Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat
ISBN : 9781851097623
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Describes the origins and development of the concept of human rights, looks at current issues, provides a chronology of events, includes brief biographical sketches and human rights documents, and presents research and data sources.

Atrocities Massacres And War Crimes An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author : Alexander Mikaberidze
ISBN : 9781598849264
Genre : Political Science
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Both concise and wide-ranging, this encyclopedia covers massacres, atrocities, war crimes, and genocides, including acts of inhumanity on all continents; and serves as a reminder that lest we forget, history will repeat itself. • Provides coverage of atrocities, massacres, and war crimes that is wide-ranging in scope and historical perspective, covering everything from genocides to isolated actions that constituted grave breaches of the laws of war • Comprises contributions from over 200 scholars, including international law experts currently prosecuting war crimes • Contains a lengthy chronology of major atrocities throughout history • Written in accessible and clear language appropriate for college freshmen and general readers

Latino Issues A Reference Handbook

Author : Rogelio Saenz Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781598843156
Genre : Social Science
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This book provides a lively understanding of the growing Latina/o population in the United States, highlights the problems that confront this ethnic group, and discusses proposed solutions to these issues. • A chronology of the major events that have shaped the Latina/o experience in the United States • A directory of organizations, associations, and agencies focusing on the Latina/o population, with brief descriptions of the group's origins, mission, and activities

Rethinking Genocide Theory

Author : Miles L. Hochstein
ISBN : UOM:39076002921000
Genre : Genocide
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The United Nations System

Author : Chadwick F. Alger
ISBN : 9781851098057
Genre : Law
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A reference guide to the United Nations.

Women In Combat A Reference Handbook

Author : Rosemarie Skaine
ISBN : 9781598844603
Genre : History
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This handbook provides a straightforward account of how women have served in combat roles and explains the ongoing controversy surrounding efforts to legalize combat assignments for female service members. • Offers insights obtained from exclusive interviews with distinguished long-time female military officers, international scholars, and religious leaders • Contains relevant materials such as the 1988 Risk Rule, Soldier's Creed, Department of Defense ground combat policy, and USC 6015 • Includes biographical information on more than 25 women who have served or are serving in combat positions, as well as advocates and opponents of combat roles for women • Presents a chronology of significant events related to women in the military from 1775 to 2010 • Contains a bibliography of important materials to assist readers in further study of this controversial subject • Provides a glossary defining key military acronyms and terms

Space And Security A Reference Handbook

Author : Peter L. Hays
ISBN : 9781598844221
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 47. 5 MB
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This thorough examination of the roots and motivations for U.S. national security space policy provides an essential foundation for considering current space security issues. • Provides a succinct analysis of key current national security space issues that includes all key national security space policy statements from 1955 to the present day • Presents an extensive chronology of events from the mid-20th century to the present • Contains 45 biographies of politicians, NASA officials, and military personnel who have shaped U.S. space policy • Includes a descriptive directory of government and private organizations, including advocacy groups, government agencies, and advisory committees

The Oxford Handbook Of Genocide Studies

Author : Donald Bloxham
ISBN : 9780191613616
Genre : History
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Genocide has scarred human societies since Antiquity. In the modern era, genocide has been a global phenomenon: from massacres in colonial America, Africa, and Australia to the Holocaust of European Jewry and mass death in Maoist China. In recent years, the discipline of 'genocide studies' has developed to offer analysis and comprehension. The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies is the first book to subject both genocide and the young discipline it has spawned to systematic, in-depth investigation. Thirty-four renowned experts study genocide through the ages by taking regional, thematic, and disciplinary-specific approaches. Chapters examine secessionist and political genocides in modern Asia. Others treat the violent dynamics of European colonialism in Africa, the complex ethnic geography of the Great Lakes region, and the structural instability of the continent's northern horn. South and North America receive detailed coverage, as do the Ottoman Empire, Nazi-occupied Europe, and post-communist Eastern Europe. Sustained attention is paid to themes like gender, memory, the state, culture, ethnic cleansing, military intervention, the United Nations, and prosecutions. The work is multi-disciplinary, featuring the work of historians, anthropologists, lawyers, political scientists, sociologists, and philosophers. Uniquely combining empirical reconstruction and conceptual analysis, this Handbook presents and analyses regions of genocide and the entire field of 'genocide studies' in one substantial volume.

War Crimes And Justice

Author : Howard Ball
ISBN : 9781576078990
Genre : History
File Size : 78. 23 MB
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Provides a chronology of treaties and events; biographies of activists; texts of statutes establishing international tribunals and the International Criminal Court; and essays covering historical and current issues.

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