Sociology of Genocide

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 48.317; Last Offered: Spring 2015;

Course Description

The deliberate destruction of an ethnic group is an historical event and a social process. This course addresses such questions as: Why do genocides occur? Why do people become genocide perpetrators? How do genocides affect survivors and their offspring? How can genocide be prevented? Focus is on Native American, Armenian and Jewish experiences and recent cases of ethnic cleansing.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 48.101.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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