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Post-Conflict Law and Justice


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International law has great relevance in post-conflict contexts, but the complexity of its role, both as a supporting and restraining factor, can be underestimated. This series explores the role of law, and in particular international law, in securing ‘justice’ in post-conflict contexts. The remit of the series extends to matters of law connected to, for example: post-conflict legal reforms and the development of constitutions; the establishment of the rule of law; the place of international organizations in post-conflict; peace-keeping; transitional justice mechanisms (including criminal justice); and discussion of jus post bellum. It also seeks self-reflexive works on notions of post-conflict justice, transitional justice, and similar.

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UN Territorial Administration and Human Rights The Mission in Kosovo

UN Territorial Administration and Human Rights: The Mission in Kosovo

1st Edition

By Gjylbehare Bella Murati
May 14, 2020

This book offers an original and insightful analysis of the human rights inadequacies that arise in the practice of UN territorial administration by analysing and assessing the practice of UNMIK. It provides arguments based on law and principles to support the thesis that a comprehensive legal ...

Amnesty, Serious Crimes and International Law Global Perspectives in Theory and Practice

Amnesty, Serious Crimes and International Law: Global Perspectives in Theory and Practice

1st Edition

By Josepha Close
June 04, 2019

Amnesty, Serious Crimes and International Law examines the permissibility of amnesties for serious crimes in the contemporary international order. In the last few decades, there has been a growing tendency to consider that amnesties are prohibited in respect of certain grave crimes. However, the ...

Self-Determination, International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction A Right in Abeyance

Self-Determination, International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: A Right in Abeyance

1st Edition

By Manuela Melandri
September 06, 2018

The right to self-determination has played a crucial role in the process of assisting oppressed people to put an end to colonial domination. Outside of the decolonization context, however, its relevance and application has constantly been challenged and debated. This book examines the role played ...

Sexualised Crimes, Armed Conflict and the Law The International Criminal Court and the Definitions of Rape and Forced Marriage

Sexualised Crimes, Armed Conflict and the Law: The International Criminal Court and the Definitions of Rape and Forced Marriage

1st Edition

By Hannah Baumeister
June 08, 2018

From ancient to modern times, sexualised war violence against women was tolerated if not encouraged as a means of reward, propaganda, humiliation, and terror. This was and is in defiance of international laws that have criminalised acts of sexualised war violence since the 18th century. Ad hoc ...

Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

1st Edition

By Olivera Simic
March 16, 2018

The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to ...

International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy

International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy

1st Edition

Edited By Matthew Saul, James A. Sweeney
December 07, 2016

The trend for international engagement in post-conflict reconstruction has produced a host of best-practice postulates on topics such as local involvement in decision-making, accountability for past atrocities, sensitivity to context, and the construction of democratic institutions of governance. ...

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