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SOCI.3170 Sociology of Genocide (Formerly 48.317)

Id: 005846 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


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.


Pre-Req: SOCI.1010 Intro to Sociology.

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