9 edition of The Laws of Genocide found in the catalog.
June 30, 2007
by Praeger Security International
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|Number of Pages||232|
Judge Mettraux's four-volume compendium, International Crimes: Law and Practice, will provide the most detailed and authoritative account to-date of the law of international crimes. It is a scholarly tour de force providing a unique blend of academic rigour and an insight into the practice of international criminal law. See Genocide Law (Albania, ) Antigua and Barbuda: Genocide Act, Laws, Vol. 4. Argentina Armenia: Article of the Criminal code. Australia: Genocide Convention Act International Criminal Court (Consequential Amendments) Act Austria: Paragraph Genocide denial: The Holocaust, trivialization, .
The Criminal Law of Genocide. by Paul Behrens. International and Comparative Criminal Justice. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis. For every ultra-nationalist advocate there were always others - public figures and ordinary folk alike - who stood up for decency, humanism, and friendship between peoples. This is a superb book." - Mark Levene, University of Southampton, author of The Meaning of Genocide.
Genocide is a term used to describe violence against members of a national, ethnic, racial or religious group with the intent to destroy the entire group. The. Raphael Lemkin (Polish: Rafał Lemkin; 24 June – 28 August ) was a lawyer of Polish-Jewish descent who is best known for coining the word genocide and initiating the Genocide Convention. Lemkin coined the word genocide in or from genos (Greek for family, tribe, or race) and Born: J , Bezwodne, Volkovyssky .
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The Laws of Genocide: Prescriptions for a Just World (Praeger Security International) by Thomas W. Simon (Author)Cited by: 5. "Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law is a carefully crafted and beautifully written analysis of the many ways in which the law was and is deeply implicated in an understanding of the by: 1.
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 The Laws of Genocide book 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: Beth, Schaack, ‘ The Crime of Political Genocide: Repairing the Genocide Convention's Blind Spot ’ () Yale Law Journal David, Scheffer, ‘ Genocide and Atrocity Crimes ’ () 1 Genocide Studies and Prevention international law.
Instead these states are bound by what is called customary international law, building on the long-standing general practice and legal opinion of the international com - munity of states pursuant to which genocide is a crime under international law.
This has been confirmed in numerous international judgements. The book demonstrates that genocides do not depend on the abolition of the legal system and elimination of rights, but that, on the contrary, the perpetrators of genocide manipulate the legal system to facilitate their plans.4/5(1).
The Laws of Genocide by Thomas W. Simon,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The book offers an in-depth study of the various legal issues raised by the denial of crimes against humanity, presenting arguments both in favor of and in opposition to prohibition of this expression.
It does not adopt a pro or contra position, but includes chapters written by proponents and opponents of a legal prohibition on genocide denial.
To summarize, this book should be read by every lawyer or social scientist working on issues of genocide, genocide-prevention, or international criminal law.
Those who are interested in the role that law itself has played in fomenting genocide should also read this. Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law is a carefully crafted and beautifully written analysis of the many ways in which the law was and is deeply implicated in an understanding of the Shoah.
Prof. Bazyler crafts a series of important arguments both about the law's dark side and its illuminating and liberating possibilities. This book is a tour de Author: Michael Bazyler.Get this from a library!
The laws of genocide: prescriptions for a just world. [Thomas W Simon] -- "How should we confront hate? As political activists, we could resort to fighting hate with hate. As concerned citizens, we could consciously ignore or actively protest hate. As committed educators. I n the weeks since the release of my book, Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People, and founder of the law firm Ben Crump Law, based in Author: Ben Crump.