1st Edition

International Crimes

Edited By Nikos Passas Copyright 2003

    This volume makes accessible a selection of the most significant journal articles dealing with international crimes. The studies collected here will be an invaluable aid to teaching and research.

    Contents: The Context of the New Millennium: Rethinking the agenda of international law, Richard Falk (1993); Globalization, criminogenic asymmetries and economic crime, Nikos Passas; Women and globalization: the failure and postmodern possibilities of international law, Barbara Stark Searching for peace and achieving justice: the need for accountability, M. Cherif Bassiouni; The new International Criminal Court: an uneasy revolution, Leila Nadya Sadat and S. Richard Carden. Recent Crimes and Renewed Challenges I: Rape and sexual abuse of women in international law, Christine Chinkin ; Patrimonicide: the international economic crime of indigenous spoliation, Ndiva Kofele-Kale Exiled at home: the international regime of internal displacement, Sumit Sen. Recent Crimes and Renewed Challenges II: International standards for cultural heritage: an African perspective, Folarin Shyllon; Bio-piracy: creating proprietary rights in plant genetic resources, James O. Odek; The Nigerian tragedy, environmental regulation of transnational corporations, and the human right to a healthy environment, Joshua P. Eaton The international crime of ecocide, Mark Allen Gray. Enforcement: Domestic trials for genocide and crimes against humanity: the example of Rwanda, Carla J. Fertman; The use of armed force in international affairs: self-defense and the Panama invasion, Ruth Wedgwood; The implications of the Pinochet decisions for the extradition or prosecution of former South African heads of state for crimes committed under apartheid, Neil Boister and Richard Burchill ; On the current trends towards criminal prosecution and punishment of breaches of international humanitarian law, Antonio Cassese; Name index.


    Nikos Passas

    '...a fascinating collection of academic articles...an excellent source for research, and a tool for extending a student's academic skills...a fascinating and highly informative read.' The Law Teacher '...this volume provides wide coverage of what makes up international crimes today. Indeed, the wide range of topics in this volume demonstrates the expansion of this branch of international law. All of the essays are well written and represent an impressive amount of scholarship.' Journal of Genocide Research '...for those who would like to search into certain parts of international criminal law within one volume...a good compilation.' Contemporary Journal of International Criminal Law