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Genocide in the 20th Century

GOVT 354
Fall 2010 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: None
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-24-2024
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