ERIC Number: EJ427721
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Genocide: An Historical Overview.
Chalk, Frank; Jonassohn, Kurt
Social Education, v55 n2 p92-96,129 Feb 1991
Exploring the historical origins of genocide, finds it has been practiced worldwide throughout history. Points out that genocide is the ultimate violation of human rights. Outlines legal definitions and identifies twentieth-century genocides. Examines common features of ideological genocides and presents questions for class discussion. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The revised edition of Social Education (v55 n2 Feb 1991) was annotated.