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  • The International Criminal Court and Peace Processes in Africa

    Judicialising Peace

    By Line Gissel

    The book investigates how involvement by the International Criminal Court (ICC) affects efforts to negotiate peace. It offers an interpretive account of how peace negotiators and mediators in two peace processes in Uganda and Kenya sought to navigate and understand the new terrain of international…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace, Conflict and Security in Africa

  • Responding to Modern Genocide

    At the Confluence of Law and Politics

    By Mark D. Kielsgard

    Developments in the understanding and treatment of genocide through the twentieth century have involved a combination of politics, public opinion, social trends, and economic development, and led to the substantive law of genocide and the assumption of international jurisdiction. This book analyzes…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

    Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute

    By Muyiwa Adigun

    If Nigeria fails to prosecute the crimes recognised under the Rome Statute, then the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene. The ICC is only expected to complement the criminal justice system in Nigeria and is not a court of first instance, but one of last resort. This is what is known…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Peacemaking, Religious Belief and the Rule of Law

    The Struggle between Dictatorship and Democracy in Syria and Beyond

    By Paul J. Zwier

    This book offers a new way of understanding the role of the mediator in teaching parties the interrelationship between sustainable peace, forgiveness, and international justice. It argues that the arrival of social media presents new opportunities for reaching sustainable peace agreements, through…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Transitional Justice in Latin America

    The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability

    Edited by Elin Skaar, Jemima Garcia-Godos, Cath Collins

    This book addresses current developments in transitional justice in Latin America – effectively the first region to undergo concentrated transitional justice experiences in modern times. Using a comparative approach, it examines trajectories in truth, justice, reparations, and amnesties in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Perpetrating Genocide

    A Criminological Account

    By Kjell Anderson

    Focusing on the relationship between the micro level of perpetrator motivation and the macro level normative discourse, this book offers an in-depth explanation for the perpetration of genocide. It is the first comparative criminological treatment of genocide drawn from original field research,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • International Practices of Criminal Justice

    Social and legal perspectives

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Fighting and Victimhood in International Criminal Law

    By Joanna Nicholson

    The act of fighting or being a fighter has certain consequences in international law. The most obvious example can be found in international humanitarian law, where a distinction is drawn between fighters and civilians, with fighters being military objectives and civilians being protected from…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia

    Legacies and Prevention

    Edited by Deborah Mayersen, Annie Pohlman

    The twentieth century has been labelled the ‘century of genocide’, and according to estimates, more than 250 million civilians were victims of genocide and mass atrocities during this period. This book provides one of the first regional perspectives on mass atrocities in Asia, by exploring the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Amnesties, Pardons and Transitional Justice

    Spain's Pact of Forgetting

    By Roldan Jimeno

    In a consolidated democracy, amnesties and pardons do not sit well with equality and a separation of powers; however, these measures have proved useful in extreme circumstances, such as transitions from dictatorships to democracies, as has occurred in Greece, Portugal and Spain. Focusing on Spain,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Rape, Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice Challenges

    Lessons from Bosnia Herzegovina

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    It is estimated that 20,000 people were subjected to rape and other forms of sexual violence during the 1992–1995 Bosnian war. Today, these men and women have been largely forgotten. Where are they now? To what extent do their experiences continue to affect and influence their lives, and the lives…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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