An indispensable resource for those interested in the scourge of mass murder and genocide in the 20th and 21st centuries, this book analyzes modern and contemporary controversies and issues to help readers to understand genocide in all its complexity.
Offers up-to-date coverage on controversial issues related to genocide, including the atrocities perpetrated against the Rohingya in Myanmar
Includes engaging and carefully outlined essays from such well-known experts as Michael Berenbaum, Roger W. Smith, Colin Tatz, and Henry C. Theriault
Presents differing perspectives on issues discussed and assists the reader in developing an informed opinion
Explains what genocide is and how the concept can be abused
Suggests several ways in which the risk of genocide can be minimized or averted in the future