The Oxford handbook of atrocity crimes / edited by Barbora Holá, Hollie Nyseth Brehm and Maartje Weerdesteijn. [electronic resource]

New York : Oxford University Press, 2022.
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'The Oxford Handbook on Atrocity Crimes' surveys and further develops the evolving field of atrocity crime studies through interdisciplinary research on war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide in one comprehensive volume encompassing contributions of leading scholars.
Also issued in print: 2022.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Genealogy and Etymology of Atrocity Crimes / Jeremy Kuperberg, John Hagan -- Meso-Level Dynamics of Atrocities / Rachel Jacobs, Scott Straus -- Detention, Torture, Disappearance: The Crimes of Atrocious Organizations / Susanne Karstedt -- Individuals as Perpetrators of Atrocity Crimes / Alette Smeulers -- Individuals as Bystanders to Atrocity Crimes / Roland Moerland -- On the Margins: Role Shifting in Atrocity Crimes / Erin Jessee -- Child Soldiers / Myriam Denov, Anaïs Cadieux Van Vliet -- Non-State Actors and Atrocity Crimes / Uğur Ümit Üngör -- The Involvement of Corporations in Atrocity Crimes / Wim Huisman, Susanne Karstedt, Annika van Baar -- The Role of the State in Atrocity Crimes / Christopher W. Mullins -- The International Community and Atrocity Crimes: The Responsibility to Protect / Alex J. Bellamy -- On the Empirical Study of Atrocity Crimes / Catrien Bijleveld -- Victimology of Atrocity Crimes / Antony Pemberton, Rianne Letschert -- How Can Mortality due to Atrocity Crimes be Estimated? Methods and Data Sources / Helge Brunborg -- Atrocity Crimes and Ecocide: Interrelations between Armed Conflict, Violence, and Ecocide / Daan P. van Uhm -- Forced Migrants and Atrocity Crimes / Victoria Colvin, Phil Orchard -- In the Aftermath of Atrocities: Research on the Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma and Violence / Lidewyde Berckmoes -- Transitional Justice in the 21st Century: History, Effectiveness, and Challenges / David Tolbert, Marcela Prieto Rudolphy -- International Criminal Justice / Nancy Amoury Combs -- Sexual Violence as a Practice of War: Implications for the Investigation and Prosecution of Atrocity Crimes / Kim Thuy Seelinger, Elisabeth Jean Wood -- Amnesties and Truth Commissions / Jeremy Julian Sarkin -- Customary Responses / Joanna R. Quinn -- Atrocity Crimes as a Different Type of Crime? / Mark A. Drumbl -- Reparations and the Role of Apologies / Stephanie Wolfe -- Memory and Memorialization after Atrocities / Nicole Fox -- War Crimes in Angola / Joris van Wijk -- War Crimes, Atrocities, and Resistance in Colombia / Oliver Kaplan -- Crimes against Humanity in Indonesia (1965-1966) / Jess Melvin, Annie Pohlman -- Crimes against Humanity and Transitional Justice in Ethiopia (1935-2020) / Thijs B. Bouwknegt, Tadesse Simie Metekia -- Guatemala: Genocide and its Aftermath / Naomi Roht-Arriaza -- Genocide Against the Êzidîs in Iraq: The Sinjār Massacre and its Aftermath / Kjell Anderson -- Introduction: Atrocity Crimes and Atrocity Studies / Barbora Holá, Hollie Nyseth Nzitatira, Maartje Weerdesteijn -- Origins of Predicting Genocide and Politicide: Risk Assessments and Early Warnings / Barbara Harff -- Human Rights and Atrocities / Melanie O'Brien -- Armed Conflict and Atrocities: Understanding Power Dynamics / Jolle Demmers -- The Natural Resources and Atrocities / Kieran Mitton -- Democracies, Dictatorial Regimes, and Atrocities / Maartje Weerdesteijn -- Ideologies, Identities, and Speech in Atrocities / Jonathan Leader Maynard.
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  • Handbook of atrocity crimes
  • Atrocity crimes
  • 0-19-091564-1
  • 0-19-091563-3
  • 0-19-762688-2
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