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Genocide at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century [electronic resource] : Rwanda, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Darfur

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780230621893Publication details: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9780230109674
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Genocide at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century : Rwanda, Bosnia, Kosovo, and DarfurDDC classification:
  • 364.15/109049
LOC classification:
  • HV6322.7 .T36 2010
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Setting the Stage for Genocide; 1 The Cold War with the Third World; 2 The End of the Cold War; 3 Politics Gets in the Way; Part II: The Case Studies; 4 Rwanda, the United States, and Genocide; 5 Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Kitty Genovese of the Balkans; 6 The War in Kosovo; 7 The War in Darfur: Genocide on Our Watch; Part III: Understanding the Problem; 8 How We Relate; 9 The Media; 10 International Relations and Education; Part IV: Looking toward the United Nations for a Solution
11 Why United Nations Reforms Will Not Change the Status QuoConclusion: Genocide in the Age of Obama; Appendix A; Appendix B; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: At the end of World War II, the international community deemed genocide a crime against humanity. Yet, at the dawn of the twenty-first century it has occurred repeatedly. This book explains why genocide began to occur in the twenty-first century and why the United States has been ineffective at preventing it and stopping it once it occurs.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Setting the Stage for Genocide; 1 The Cold War with the Third World; 2 The End of the Cold War; 3 Politics Gets in the Way; Part II: The Case Studies; 4 Rwanda, the United States, and Genocide; 5 Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Kitty Genovese of the Balkans; 6 The War in Kosovo; 7 The War in Darfur: Genocide on Our Watch; Part III: Understanding the Problem; 8 How We Relate; 9 The Media; 10 International Relations and Education; Part IV: Looking toward the United Nations for a Solution

11 Why United Nations Reforms Will Not Change the Status QuoConclusion: Genocide in the Age of Obama; Appendix A; Appendix B; Notes; Bibliography; Index

At the end of World War II, the international community deemed genocide a crime against humanity. Yet, at the dawn of the twenty-first century it has occurred repeatedly. This book explains why genocide began to occur in the twenty-first century and why the United States has been ineffective at preventing it and stopping it once it occurs.