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Genocide in the 20th Century

GOVT 354
Fall 2006 not offered
Certificates: International Relations

This course will examine mass murder in the 20th century. Through the careful analysis of four modern genocides - Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia and Rwanda - we will investigate definitions and conceptions of genocide and consider its place in history. We will also discuss different theories of responsibility, guilt, justice and evil, issues of survivorship (among both victims and perpetrators) and gradations of political violence. The final weeks of the course will be devoted to considerations of international criminal tribunals, truth commissions and human rights.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)(GOVT-Comparativ)(GOVT-Intl.)(GOVT-Theory)

Last Updated on APR-13-2024
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