By John G. Heidenrich
Genocide--the planned destruction, often via mass homicide, of an ethnic, racial or non secular group--is the final word crime opposed to humanity. Drawing upon a large choice of disciplines, this examine assesses how one can hinder this crime. whereas so much books approximately genocide specialise in the heritage of a specific occasion, equivalent to the Holocaust, or examine case experiences to derive empirical theories, this publication outlines many useful features of genocide prevention.
Heidenrich covers a vast spectrum of specialist reviews, from Stanley Hoffmann to Henry Kissinger, in addition to political beliefs concerning genocide that variety from Ronald Reagan to invoice Clinton. subject matters comprise overseas legislation, humanitarian intervention, early caution measures, and the effectiveness of such equipment as international relations, monetary strain, and nonviolent resistance. combating genocide in a stressful socio-political setting isn't any effortless activity, yet such prevention is simpler and less expensive than attempting to positioned an finish to genocide as soon as it truly is already occurring.
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How to Prevent Genocide: A Guide for Policymakers, Scholars, and the Concerned Citizen: An Assessment with Policy Recommendations by John G. Heidenrich