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The Prevention And Intervention Of Genocide

Author : Samuel Totten
ISBN : 9781351476409
Genre : Political Science
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Over the last twenty years the world has witnessed four major genocides. There was the genocide in Iraq (1988), in Rwanda (1994), in Srebrenica (1995), and in Darfur (2003 and continuing). Most observers agree there is an urgent need to assess the international community's efforts to prevent genocide and to intervene (once a genocide is under way) in an effective and timely manner. This volume, the latest in a widely respected series on the subject of genocide, provides an overview of a host of issues germane to this task. The book begins with a cogent discussion of the issues of prevention and intervention during the Cold War years. The second chapter discusses the abject failures and moderate (though, in some cases, highly controversial) successes at prevention and intervention carried out in the 1990s and early 2000s. Further chapters examine latest efforts to develop an effective genocide early warning system and examine the complexity of and barriers to prevention. The pros and cons of sanctions and the problems of enforcement and evaluation their effectiveness are then discussed. Conflicts between state sovereignty and the protection of threatened populations are examined both in historical context and by incorporating the latest thinking. Later chapters treat the issue of intervention; why and how it has met with only limited success. Concentrating on Rwanda and Srebrenica, chapter 8 discusses various peace operations that were abject failures and those that were moderately successful. The concept of an anti-genocide regime is examined in terms of progress in developing such a regime as well as what the international community must do in order to implement it. Chapters discuss key issues related to post-genocidal periods, those that need to be addressed in order to establish stability in a wounded land and populace as well as to prevent future genocides. The final chapter asks whether bringing perpetrators to justice has any impact in breaking impunity, ensuring deterrence, and bringing about reconciliation. The contributors to the volume are all noted scholars, some of whom specialize in the study of genocide, and others who specialize in such areas as early warning, peacekeeping, and sanctions.

Michigan State Journal Of International Law

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ISBN : OSU:32437121999813
Genre : Conflict of laws
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Will Genocide Ever End

Author : Carol Rittner
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111867839
Genre : History
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Rittner (Holocaust and genocide studies, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey), Roth (philosophy, Claremont McKenna College), and Smith (Aegis Trust, a UK-based NGO devoted to genocide prevention) present an overview of the field of genocide studies. Twenty-nine short essays look at problems of definition, political and psychological facets of genocide, legal institutions that can prevent genocide, and a large number of other facets of this dark side of human history.

Genocide In Our Time

Author : Michael N. Dobkowski
ISBN : UCSC:32106010171772
Genre : Reference
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The Holocaust And Strategic Bombing

Author : Eric Markusen
ISBN : UOM:39015026926439
Genre : History
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Examining the Nazi Holocaust and the U.S.-British strategic bombing of cities during World War II, Markusen and Kopf uncover some striking parallels between the two programs of governmental violence. Although there were important differences in the two cases, the authors show that ultimately democracies and totalitarian governments alike will resort to genocidal killing if it is perceived to be essential to national security. The authors suggest that the continuing reliance on nuclear weapons reflects similar psychological and social factors to those that facilitated the Holocaust and strategic bombing during World War II.

A Better United Nations For The New Millennium

Author : Kamil Idris
ISBN : 9041113444
Genre : Political Science
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The former President of South Africa, H.E. Nelson Mandela, states in the Foreword that 'the debate on the reform of the United Nations System must move beyond the costeffectiveness & efficiency issues, to that of relevance'. The President of Malta, H.E. Guido de Marco, a former President of the General Assembly, in the Preface calls for a reform that requires 'not merely tinkering with the institutional set-up of the Organization but rather a reorientation of the principles projected in the Charter so as to enable them to be applied to current realities'. The authors respond by giving a blueprint for a relevant United Nations, more in line with the Charter, emphasizing wider participation in its work, & the supremacy of its General Assembly. This is followed by a vision of a United Nations, supported by an Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC), transformed into a Policy & Coordination Board (PCB), that would bring out the best in a United Nations System that would include, in addition to the Specialized Agencies, the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) & other global, regional & subregional organizations, which share the same objectives of peace, security, & fair & equitable development for all the peoples of the world.

Walford S Guide To Reference Material

Author : Albert John Walford
ISBN : UOM:39015039042661
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Examine descriptions of 8,300 plus critically evaluated and recommended reference resources available in all formats.Organized by Universal Decimal Classification, the topics covered are those usually found in the 100s -- Philosophy and Psychology, 200s -- Religion, 300s -- Social Sciences, and the 900s -- Geography, Biography and History.This volume particularly reflects the proliferation of travel and tourist guides, and reference works on Eastern Europe and Central Asia following the collapse of comnunism. Over the last few years an enormous expansion has also been noted of reference works in both religion and philosophy.

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ISBN : NWU:35556033648627
Genre : Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
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