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Author Weiss-Wendt, Anton, 1973- author

Title The Soviet Union and the gutting of the UN Genocide Convention / Anton Weiss-Wendt
Published Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Critical human rights
Critical human rights.
Contents Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The Class Struggle for the Substance and Meaning of International Law; 2. Defensive Self-Righteousness in Soviet Diplomatic Practice; 3. Net to Codification of International Law; 4. The UN Secretariat Draft Genocide Convention; 5. Key Soviet Documents on Genocide Analyzed; 6. Negotiating the Provisions of the Draft Genocide Convention; 7. A Pyrrhic Victory on the Genocide Convention; 8. Drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; 9. The Forced Transfer of Children Clause, or the Balkan Gambit
10. The Morning After: US Ratification Put on Hold 11. Raphael Lemkin and the Émigré Anticommunist Front; 12. Communism=Stalinism=Nazism=Genocide; 13. Subversion Alleged: Draft Covenant on Human Rights and Draft Code of Offenses against the Peace and Security of Mankind; 14. The UN Investigation of Forced Labor, 1948-1954; 15. The Making of Genocide in the Korean War; 16. Racial Discrimination in the United States: We Charge Genocide; 17. Race Relations in America and the Soviet Peace Offensive; 18. Thou Shalt Not Indict: The Status Quo on Genocide by the Early 1950s; Conclusion; Notes
Subject United Nations.
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948 December 9)
Genocide (International law)
Genocide intervention -- Political aspects.
Genocide -- Prevention -- International cooperation.
USSR -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991.
USSR -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0299312933 (electronic bk.)
9780299312930 (electronic bk.)