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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 25.00
At the century's end, many societies are moving from authoritarian rule to democracy, and the question arises: should a society punish its ancien regime? Ruti Teitel explores the recurring question of how regimes should respond to evil rule, arguing against the view favouring punishment. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00
A new generation of countries are now coping with the end of civil conflict or fall of a repressive government. Based on ten case studies, this book traces the theory of transitional justice and analyzes the techniques employed, including combining multiple institutions and using local-level, transnational and national efforts simultaneously. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 30.00
An analysis of transitional justice - retribution and reparation after a change of political regime - from Athens in the fifth century BC to the present. The book describes the universe of cases, and proposes a framework for explaining the variations among them. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00
This book is the first booklength treatment of the philosophical foundations of international criminal law. The focus is on the moral, legal, and political questions that arise when individuals who commit collective crimes, such as crimes against humanity, are held accountable by international criminal tribunals. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 25.00
Should a society punish its ancient regime or let bygones be bygones? This work takes this question to a level with an interdisciplinary approach that challenges the very terms of the contemporary debate. It explores the recurring dilemma of how regimes should respond to evil rule, arguing against the prevailing view favoring punishment. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 165.00
This revised and updated edition of a highly successful text provides a comprehensive account of the ideas and controversies that have arisen within law, philosophy, sociology and criminology about the punishment of criminals. Written in a clear, accessible style, it summarises major philosophical ideas - retribution, rehabilitation, incapacitation... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 159.99
Kaum ein anderes strafrechtliches Thema wurde in den letzten Jahren so lebhaft diskutiert wie die Selbstverantwortung des Opfers. Die vorliegende Untersuchung entwickelt die Selbstverantwortung als zentrales Prinzip des Rechts. Es wird gezeigt, dass sich ein begründetes Prinzip der Opferselbstverantwortung nur in einem Recht denken lässt, das von der... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 111.60
Taking as a starting point the widely accepted view that states confronted with terrorism must find a proper equilibrium between their respective obligations of preserving fundamental rights and fighting terrorism effectively, this book seeks to demonstrate how the design and enforcement of a human rights instrument may influence the result of that... more...
- ECW Press 2002; US$ 10.95
Spanning all legal history, from the Bible onward, this book covers a variety of sex-charged legal cases, some involving such famous people as Larry Flynt, Jimi Hendrix, and Charlie Chaplin. Detailed are the 1889 case in which the chief justice of England more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 99.99
Exploring the issue of legitimate criminalization in a liberal society, this book covers the comparative study between two criminal legal systems and its theories: the Anglo-American, and the Continental criminal legal system of Germanic legal circle. It offers a model structure of the ideal criminalization with respect to the principles. more...