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- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 64.40
The topic of evil means different things depending upon context. For some, it is an archaic term, while others view it as a central problem of ethics, psychology, or politics. Coupled with state power, the problem of evil takes on a special salience for most observers. When governments do evil in whatever way we define the term ... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 259.00
This title takes a comparative approach to the evaluation of human rights in the prevention and punishment of terrorism within the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The text first looks at the question of defining terrorism, and examines the international and domestic frameworks for countering terrorism. The second part of the book... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 97.20
There is extensive and detailed academic literature on the legal development of international crimes such as war crimes and crime against humanity. However, not much attention has been paid to other serious crimes, including narcotics-related offences, human trafficking and money laundering, which do not necessarily amount to international crimes in... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 226.00
Legal Challenges in Maritime Security provides in-depth analysis of current international and regional approaches to maritime security, cargo, port and supply chain security, maritime information sharing and capacity building. The work describes measures in place at multilateral and regional levels to improve information sharing and operational coordination... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95
This book presents a detailed review of the range of what are generally classified as crimes against the state or against the government- rebellion, treason, mutiny, espionage, sedition, terrorism, riot and unlawful assembly - in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia. The volume closely examines the laws themselves, their judicial... more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 79.00
Criminal tribunals, truth commissions, reparations, apologies and memorializations are the characteristic instruments in the transitional justice toolkit that can help societies transition from authoritarianism to democracy, from civil war to peace, and from state-sponsored extralegal violence to a rights-respecting rule of law. Over the last several... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.00
This book employs the theoretical framework of ?speech act theory? to analyse current legislative frameworks and cases pertaining to sedition or the advocacy of violence and the issue of freedom of speech. An analysis of the relation between speech and action offers a promising way of clarifying confusion over the contested status of speech, which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
This book seeks to refine our understanding of transitional justice and peacebuilding, and long-term security and reintegration challenges after violent conflicts. As recent events following political change during the so-called 'Arab Spring' demonstrate, demands for accountability often follow or attend conflict and political transition. While... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
This book goes further than providing a legal analysis of the effectiveness of transitional justice and presents a wider perspective. It is a critical appraisal of the different dimensions of the process of transitional justice that affects the imagery and constructions of past experiences and perceptions of conflict. Examining hidden histories of... more...