Note that the information below is designed to help assist with your studying. However, items not listed below but included in readings, discussion, lecture, or videos may be included on the exam.
You should be able to:
- Describe the social, political, and economic conditions in Burundi prior to the genocide of the Hutus.
- Discuss the interrelationship between the genocides in Burundi and Rwanda.
- Describe the social, political, and economic conditions in Rwanda prior to the Rwandan genocide.
- Describe the immediate instigating conditions associated with the Rwandan genocide
- Discuss the role of the media during the Rwandan genocide.
- Discuss the events associated with the Rwandan gencocide including the dates, numbers dead, victims, method of genocide, etc.
- Describe the role of bystanders during the Rwandan genocide.
- Discuss the hypothesized motivations behind mass rape.
- Discuss the social, political, and economic conditions associated with the genocide in Darfur.
- Discuss the actions taken by the United States in response to learning about the genocide of the Bosnians.
- Discuss the various stages of prevention and intervention as it relates to genocide as outlined by Woolf and Hulsizer.
- Discuss hate and other extremist groups in the United States as discussed in class.
- Discuss Staub's suggestions towards building a more peaceful society (e.g., enablements, cross-cutting relationships, trancendence, positive socialization, critical consciousness, and volunteerism in cultures of peace.
- Explain and provide an example of the concept "continuum of "benevolence".
- Describe both the goals and functions of international tribunals and truth commissions as well as be able to describe the differences between the two.
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages associated with international courts and tribunals.
- Discuss the films shown in class
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