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HURL 419. Genocide and Oppression

Credits: 3
Department: Human Relations & Multicultural Education
Description: Genocidal events across time, race, technology, place, politics, legal structures, property and religion. Predictors and patterns of past and present genocidal events.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze a historical, global awareness of genocidal events through time.
2. Identify and make visible the most recent and continuing acts of genocide.
3. Evaluate the legal definitions and constraints place on social actions to address genocide.
4. Evaluate institutional and state engagement in genocide.
5. Analyze the interrelationship of concepts of race, gender, class, religious oppression, ability, and sexual orientation in the justification and implementation of genocidal actions.
6. Evaluate the means of access to media and technology in order to gain awareness and insight into the history and existence of genocidal actions.
7. Employ institutional change and pro-active strategies and effectice personal advocacy skills for addressing aspects of genocide awareness.

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