International Criminal Law Products

  • International Criminal Law and Sexual Violence against Women

    The Interpretation of Gender in the Contemporary International Criminal Trial

    By Daniela Nadj

    This book explores the prosecution of wartime sexual violence in international criminal law and asks what the juridicalisation of gender-based violence signifies for women. The book explores the portrayal of the various gendered identities that surface in armed conflict and it asks whether the law…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Principled International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Tort Law

    By Mark Findlay

    This book argues that deference to parallel jurisdiction in the development of ICL as a hybrid of major state traditions has impeded the development of a purpose-designed and principled international criminal jurisprudence. By exploring the manner in which the international criminal law…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    By Olivera Simic

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice

    By Catherine Turner

    The field of transitional justice has expanded rapidly since the term first emerged in the late 1990s. Its intellectual development has, however, tended to follow practice rather than drive it. Addressing this gap, Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice pursues a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • 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

  • Cultural Defences at the International Criminal Court

    By Noelle Higgins

    Cultural defences, i.e. claims that certain aspects of a defendant’s cultural background should be taken into consideration by courts when adjudicating on their guilt or innocence, have been raised before domestic courts in a variety of jurisdictions. This has been a very sensitive and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-18 
    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

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