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  • Breaking the Cycles of Hatredby Martha Minow; Nancy L. Rosenblum

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50 US$ 30.00

    Violence so often begets violence. Victims respond with revenge only to inspire seemingly endless cycles of retaliation. Conflicts between nations, between ethnic groups, between strangers, and between family members differ in so many ways and yet often share this dynamic. In this powerful and timely book Martha Minow and others ask: What explains... more...

  • Stolen Asset Recoveryby Theodore S. Greenberg

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    Non-Conviction Based (NCB) asset forfeiture is a powerful tool for recovering the proceeds and instrumentalities of corruption, particularly in cases where the proceeds are transferred abroad. A procedure that provides for the restraint, seizure, and forfeiture of tainted assets without the need for a criminal conviction, it can be critical when the... more...

  • The United States, International Law, and the Struggle against Terrorismby Thomas McDonnell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing the actions taken by the Bush administration during the so-called "War on Terrorism" and their compliance with international law. Thomas McDonnell highlights specific topics of legal interest including torture, extra-judicial detentions and... more...

  • International Criminal Law, Volume 1 Sources, Subjects and Contentsby M. Cherif Bassiouni

    BRILL 2008; US$ 252.00

    Volume 1 deals with international crimes. It contains several significant contributions on the theoretical and doctrinal aspects of ICL which precede the five chapters addressing some of the major categories of international crimes. The first two chapters address: the sources and subjects of ICL and its substantive contents. The other five chapters... more...

  • A Theory of International Terrorismby L.Ali Khan

    BRILL 2006; US$ 193.00

    Presents a study of Islamic militancy in the geopolitical contexts of Chechnya, Kashmir, Palestine, and the September 11 attacks on the United States. This book argues that the policy of no negotiations with Muslim militants is contrary to the UN Charter, and that terrorism cannot be eradicated unless the nation-state evolves into the Free State. more...

  • A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 34: Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse of Childrenby Vitit Muntarbhorn

    BRILL 2007; US$ 97.00

    This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 34 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is part of the series, A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which provides an article by article analysis of all substantive, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and its two Optional... more...

  • Punishment and Cultureby María José Falcón y Tella; Fernando Falcón y Tella

    BRILL 2006; US$ 126.00

    This volume critically explores the basis and the goal of punishment from the standpoint of the right to punish. The work reviews the main doctrines that have dealt with the theme of punishment from Antiquity to the present, not limiting itself to the legal-philosophical sphere but also analyzing the contributions from other social sciences. It then... more...

  • War Crimes, Genocide, and the Law: A Guide to the Issuesby Arnold Krammer

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 84.00

    Kosovo, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Darfur, Auschwitz. War crimes have occurred in regions around the world and continue to this day. Although atrocities are as old as war itself, they did not become punishable crimes until the law evolved to define them as such. War Crimes, Genocide, and the Law: A Guide to the Issues examines the types of war crimes... 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...

  • Kriegsverbrechen im nationalen und internationalen Rechtby Tobias Darge

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 70.79

    Die durch das Römische Statut des Internationalen Strafgerichtshofes angestoßenen Entwicklungen im Völkerstrafrecht führen dazu, dass auch auf der nationalen Ebene Rechtsgrundlagen zur Verfolgung von Verbrechen gegen das Völkerrecht notwendig werden. Das neue deutsche Völkerstrafgesetzbuch steht dabei vor der Herausforderung, einerseits das geltende... more...