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  • Building a Future on Peace and Justiceby Judith Large; Marieke Wierda

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    It is socio-political transformation, not just an end to violence, that is needed to build sustainable peace. This book addresses these dilemmas through a thorough overview of the state of legal obligations; discussion of the need for a holistic approach including development; and, analysis of the implications of the coming into force of the ICC. more...

  • International Cooperation in Counter-terrorismby Giuseppe Nesi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 144.95

    A timely analysis of global and regional responses to terrorism, examining the role of the United Nations and regional organizations. It provides a debate on how the fight against terrorism has encroached upon fundamental rules of international law. more...

  • The Disruption of International Organised Crimeby Angela Veng Mei Leong

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95

    This volume examines whether the deviant structures of organized crime, which are capable of operating trans-nationally, can be dealt with through traditional mechanisms working within national jurisdictions. In doing so, the book assesses the development of more effective national and international strategies for enforcing both civil and criminal... more...

  • Evil, Law and the Stateby J.T. Parry

    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...

  • Human Rights in the Prevention and Punishment of Terrorismby Alex Conte

    Springer 2010; US$ 329.00

    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...

  • Crimes Against The Stateby Michael Head

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    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...

  • Transitional Justiceby Melissa S. Williams; Jon Elster; Rosemary Nagy

    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...

  • Transitional Justiceby Chrisje Brants; Antoine Hol; Dina Siegel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • War Crimes and the Conduct of Hostilitiesby F. Pocar; M. Pedrazzi; M. Frulli

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Most charges for war crimes are brought for violations of the rules on the treatment of protected persons in armed conflict situations. However in certain cases, they are brought for serious breach of international humanitarian law rules governing the conduct of hostilities. This book seeks to address this somewhat neglected area of international criminal... more...

  • The Arts of Transitional Justiceby Peter Rush; Olivera Simic

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    ??The Art of Transitional Justice examines the relationship between transitional justice and the practices of art associatedwith it. Art, which includes theater, literature, photography, and film, hasbeen integral to the understanding of the issues faced in situations oftransitional justice as well as other issues arising out ofconflict and mass atrocity.... more...