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  • Closing the Booksby Jon Elster

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    An analysis of the history of transitional justice from the fifth century BC to the present, first published in 2004. more...

  • Transitional Justiceby Ruti Teitel

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 25.99

    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...

  • Crimes against Humanityby Larry May

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    This book was the first booklength treatment of the philosophical foundations of international criminal law. more...

  • UNDERSTANDING JUSTICE 2/Eby Barbera Hudson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    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...

  • The OECD Convention on Briberyby Mark Pieth; Lucinda A. Low; Peter J. Cullen

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 192.00

    The OECD Treaty of 1997 introduced criminal liability for OECD-based individuals and companies who bribe foreign officials to win business. more...

  • Die Selbstverantwortung des Opfers im Strafrecht (German Edition)by Uwe Murmann

    Springer 2005; US$ 159.00

    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...

  • War Crimes in Internal Armed Conflictsby Eve La Haye

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 40.00

    Does international law make perpetrators responsible for war crimes committed during civil wars? more...

  • Criminalising Harmful Conductby Nina Persak

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 149.00

    This book explores the issue of legitimate criminalization in a modern, liberal society. It argues that criminalization, as one of the most intrusive state interventions into the autonomous sphere of the individual, should be limited by normative principles, defining the substance of what can be legitimately proscribed. Coverage provides a comparative... more...

  • Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorismby . Turkey Ankara Centre of Excellence - Defence Against Terrorism

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 167.00

    This volume in the "NATO Science for Peace and Security Series" contains the papers of the Advanced Training Course (ATC) 'Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism'. The purpose of this course was to support NATO on defence issues related to terrorism and united experts from various disciplines to give participants an understanding of... more...

  • The Currency of Justiceby Pat O'Malley

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    Fines and monetary damages account for the majority of legal sanctions across the whole spectrum of legal governance. Money is, in key respects, the primary tool law has to achieve compliance. Yet money has largely been ignored by social analyses of law, and especially by social theory. The Currency of Justice examines the differing rationalities,... more...