War crimes trials and investigations : a multi-disciplinary introduction / [edited by] Jonathan Waterlow, Jacques Schuhmacher.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
  • ©2018
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xiv, 338 pages ; 22 cm

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"This book represents the first multi-disciplinary introduction to the study of war crimes trials and investigations. It introduces readers to the numerous disciplines engaged with this complex subject, including: Forensic Anthropology, Economics and Anthropometrics, Legal History, Violence Studies, International Criminal Justice, International Relations, and Moral Philosophy. The contributors are experts in their respective fields and the chapters highlight each discipline's major trends, debates, methods and approaches to mass atrocity, genocide, and crimes against humanity, as well as their interactions with adjacent disciplines. Case studies illustrate how the respective disciplines work in practice, including examples from the Allied Hunger Blockade, WWII, the Guatemalan and Spanish Civil Wars, the Former Yugoslavia, and Uganda. Including bibliographical essays to offer readers crucial orientation when approaching the specialist literature in each case, this edited collection equips readers with what they need to know in order to navigate a complex, and until now, deeply fragmented field"--Back cover
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • War Crimes Trials and Investigations : Major Trends and Disciplinary Challenges / Jacques Schuhmacher and Jonathan Waterlow
  • Orientation : War Crimes Trials in Theory and Practice from the Middle Ages to the Present / Devin O. Pendas
  • Forensic Anthropology : Whose Rules Are We Playing by? : Contextualizing the Role of Forensic Protocols in Human Rights Investigations / Tim Thompson, Daniel Jimenez Gaytan, Shakira Bedoya Sanchez, and Ariana Ninel Pleitez Quinonez
  • Anthropometrics : The Application of Anthropometrics to Identify and Assess War Crimes / Mary Elisabeth Cox
  • International Legal History : From Atrocity Reports to War Crimes Tribunals : The Roots of Modern War Crimes Investigations in Nineteenth Century Legal Activism and First World War Propaganda / Jan Martin Lemnitzer
  • History : War Crimes in the Past and Present : A Historian's Perspective / Peter Romijn
  • Violence Studies : Social Theoretical Considerations Towards Understanding of War Crimes / Christian Gudehus
  • International Relations : Between Theory and Practice, the National and International / Yuna Han
  • Responsibility to Protect : Justice and Responsibility : Related but Not Synonymous / Alex J. Bellamy
  • Moral Philosophy : The Ethics of War Before, During and After / Brian Orend.
ISBN
  • 3319640712 ((hardback))
  • 9783319640716 ((hardback))
LCCN
2017956722
OCLC
1029789923
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