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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

War Crimes Genocide And The Law A Guide To The Issues

Author : Arnold Krammer
ISBN : 9780313359385
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 66. 30 MB
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This timely handbook offers an examination of man's history of war crimes and the parallel development of rules of war to prevent them in the future. • Copies of the original humanitarian treaties: the Civil War Lieber Code, Hague Agreements, and Geneva Conventions of 1929 and 1949 • Images ranging from a disturbing picture from Life magazine to war crimes photos from the U.S. Military Education and Heritage Center and photos of the Nuremberg Trials • A robust bibliography designed to provide interested readers with a sweeping description of the most important sources available

Atrocities Massacres And War Crimes An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author : Alexander Mikaberidze
ISBN : 9781598849264
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 48. 3 MB
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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
File Size : 35. 8 MB
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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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Women In Combat A Reference Handbook

Author : Rosemarie Skaine
ISBN : 9781598844603
Genre : History
File Size : 64. 19 MB
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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

Human Rights Worldwide

Author : Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat
ISBN : 9781851097623
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 70. 99 MB
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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.

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Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015054037059
Genre : American literature
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The United Nations System

Author : Chadwick F. Alger
ISBN : 9781851098057
Genre : Law
File Size : 67. 34 MB
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A reference guide to the United Nations.

War Crimes And Justice

Author : Howard Ball
ISBN : 9781576078990
Genre : History
File Size : 69. 67 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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