International Crimes (Library of Essays in International Law)

International Crimes (Library of Essays in International Law)

By: Professor Nikos Passas (editor), Professor Robert McCorquodale (series_editor)Hardback

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This volume makes accessible a selection of the most significant journal articles dealing with international crimes. The studies collected here will be an invaluable aid to teaching and research.

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Nikos Passas, Temple University, USA Contributors: R. Falk, N. Passas, B. Stark, C.M. Bassiouni, S.L. Sadat, S.R. Carden, C. Chinkin, N. Kofele-Kale, S. Sen, F. Shyllon, J.O. Odek, J.P. Eaton, M.A. Gray, C.J. Festman, R. Wedgwood, N. Boister, R. Burchill, A. Cassese.

Contents

Contents: The Context of the New Millennium: Rethinking the agenda of international law, Richard Falk (1993); Globalization, criminogenic asymmetries and economic crime, Nikos Passas; Women and globalization: the failure and postmodern possibilities of international law, Barbara Stark Searching for peace and achieving justice: the need for accountability, M. Cherif Bassiouni; The new International Criminal Court: an uneasy revolution, Leila Nadya Sadat and S. Richard Carden. Recent Crimes and Renewed Challenges I: Rape and sexual abuse of women in international law, Christine Chinkin; Patrimonicide: the international economic crime of indigenous spoliation, Ndiva Kofele-Kale Exiled at home: the international regime of internal displacement, Sumit Sen. Recent Crimes and Renewed Challenges II: International standards for cultural heritage: an African perspective, Folarin Shyllon; Bio-piracy: creating proprietary rights in plant genetic resources, James O. Odek; The Nigerian tragedy, environmental regulation of transnational corporations, and the human right to a healthy environment, Joshua P. Eaton The international crime of ecocide, Mark Allen Gray. Enforcement: Domestic trials for genocide and crimes against humanity: the example of Rwanda, Carla J. Fertman; The use of armed force in international affairs: self-defense and the Panama invasion, Ruth Wedgwood; The implications of the Pinochet decisions for the extradition or prosecution of former South African heads of state for crimes committed under apartheid, Neil Boister and Richard Burchill; On the current trends towards criminal prosecution and punishment of breaches of international humanitarian law, Antonio Cassese; Name index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/06/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780754622406
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 622
  • ID: 9780754622406
  • weight: 1239
  • ISBN10: 0754622401

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