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Oct 15, 2015 by Octavia Kelsey-Garnes (okelseyg)
SOC 2164 : Sociology of the Holocaust and Genocide
Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:18:20 GMT
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:54:07 GMT
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CJ-BA: Criminal Justice
CJ-MINOR: Criminal Justice
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Sociology of the Holocaust and Genocide
Short Course Title
The Holocaust and Genocide
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SOC 1001 or SOC 1002
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An interdisciplinary approach to the study of genocide from historical, anthropological, and sociological perspectives. The centrality of ideologies of power and race to acts of genocide. Genocides of the past century will be examined to deepen students' understanding of the crime and its aftermath.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to: Understand how the concept of genocide was developed and its international application Develop an understanding of past genocides from a sociological perspective Critically evaluate academic sources that discuss genocides Identify major events that have led to genocides and the agencies that have reported on them Compare political spectrums, racism, and other ideologies that lead to genocides Develop better understandings of certain cases of genocide – their historical roots and continued importance today Write, edit and refine writings that develops a conceptualization of genocide as it is applied to a particular case.
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Sociology of the Holocaust & Genocide Kelso.pdf
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CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives
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