"Genocide is not confined to the history books. Each year, governments and paramilitary groups engage in the destruction of national, ethnic, racial, or religious groups, not only by killing members of the groups, but also by limiting births, relocating children, and committing other atrocities. Perpetrators and victims of genocide are discussed, along with efforts to eliminate the scourge"--Provided by the publisher.
Introduction: a new word for an old evil -- A legacy of destruction -- What constitutes genocide? -- What is it like to live through a genocide? -- What are the lasting effects of genocide? -- What can be done to prevent genocide?.