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FIF 212 War Crimes, Genocide and International Justice

Course Description

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Study genocide and war crimes in the 20th century, emphasizing historical precedents, legal concepts, and enforcement mechanisms for prevention and punishment. Using insights from law, history, political science, and sociology, discuss the chief problems that have emerged from ongoing efforts to prevent and punish genocidal killings, war crimes, and state-sponsored torture. Emphasis will be placed on case studies from the Jewish Holocaust, the Cambodian genocide, and the conflict in Kosovo, as well as contemporary conflicts from the Middle East and Africa.


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