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The Laws of Genocide Prescriptions for a Just World (Psi Reports) by Thomas W. Simon

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Published by Praeger Security International .
Written in English


  • International Law,
  • International relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • International,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Political Science / Civil Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Crimes against humanity,
  • Genocide

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Number of Pages232
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Open LibraryOL10289440M
ISBN 100275979458
ISBN 109780275979454

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The Laws of Genocide: Prescriptions for a Just World. Thomas W. Simon. Praeger Security International, - Law - pages. 0 Reviews. Part I of this book makes a case for making the maximum use of reason to deal with hate. This means that we should actively debate those who promote hate. Further, as a close look at the history of. In the book the laws of genocide, the author describes how law can be used and has been used to fight hate related incidences, throughout history, he argues that we should confront hate from different perspective, that is from politician, jurist, educators scholars and citizens point of view, the author further points, the importance of applying the tool of reason in courts to comprehend and understand the concept of genocide.   International, Comparative and Contextual Aspects. The Criminal Law of Genocide. DOI link for The Criminal Law of Genocide. The Criminal Law of Genocide book. International, Comparative and Contextual Aspects. By Paul Behrens. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Cited by: 8.   In her book, Caroline Fournet examines the law relating to genocide and explores the apparent failure of society to provide an adequate response to incidences of mass atrocity. The work casts a legal perspective on this social phenomenon to show that genocide fails to be appropriately remembered due to inherent defects in the law of genocide Cited by:

The book centres on the nearby city of Lviv and on four characters who lived there – Leon, Sand’s grandfather – and two lawyers - Hersh Lauterpacht and Raphael Lemkin who independently became world renowned architects of the Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide now embedded in international law – and Hans Frank who was appointed Governor General of Poland when Hitler divided up Poland Cited by: The fact that the books sub-title is 'genocide' and it begins with a chapter about Sand Creek 'the morning after' the massacre seems to indicate that this text is mostly aiming to anger the reader. But there is much that is positive and forward thinking in native America, much that is visionary and not simply reactive, and this book could have /5(7). "A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide is a book by American Samantha Power, at that time Professor of Human Rights Practice at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, which explores the United States's understanding of, response to, and inaction on genocides in the 20th century, from the Armenian genocide to the "ethnic cleansings" of the Kosovo War. It won the J. Author: Samantha Power. The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies subjects both genocide and the discipline it has spawned to systematic, in-depth investigation. Genocide has scarred human societies since Antiquity. In the modern era, genocide has been a global phenomenon: from massacres in colonial America, Africa, and Australia to the Holocaust of European Jewry and mass death in Maoist China.

On the downside, this book does obviously contain the authors' opinions about the United In parallel, the authors use criminological theories to offer causal explanations for the genocide in Darfur. It is a well-organized book that leaves the reader with very little doubt about the legal status of the violence/5.   In Genocide Denials and the Law, Ludovic Hennebel and Thomas Hochmann offer a thorough study of the relationship between law and genocide denial from the perspectives of specialists from six countries. This controversial topic provokes strong international reactions involving emotion caused by denial along with concerns about freedom of speech. Book Description. The Genocide Convention explores the question of whether the law and genocide law in particular can prevent mass atrocities. The volume explains how genocide came to be accepted as a legal norm and analyzes the intent required for this categorization. Larry May examines the normative and conceptual problems concerning the crime of genocide. Genocide arises out of the worst of horrors. Legally, however, the unique character of genocide is reduced to a technical requirement, that the perpetrator's act manifest an intention to destroy a protected group. From this definition, many puzzles by: