SOCY423 Week 3 Discussion: Oppression, Slavery, and Genocide


Must post first.


Choose one of the country case studies of mass atrocities on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) website (

).  In your main post, briefly summarize the case and explain how the situation presents a danger to a particular racial/ethnic group or set of groups.  Then, using at least 
one of the other Learning Resources from this week answer one of the following two questions:  How does the dominant societal group seek to benefit from oppressing another social group?  Or, what are the potential long-term consequences of oppression for this group?

Provide your initial post by 11:59 pm on Sunday. Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length, excluding the discussion prompt and the references. Please use in-text APA citations within your post as well as full APA references at the end of your post.