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The Genocide Convention : an international law analysis

Author: John B Quigley
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2006.
Series: International and comparative criminal justice.
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Explores the question of whether the law, and genocide law in particular, can prevent mass atrocities. This book explains how genocide came to be accepted as a legal norm and analyses the intent  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Quigley, John B.
Genocide Convention.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2006
(DLC) 2006000103
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John B Quigley
ISBN: 9780754680291 0754680290
OCLC Number: 290512288
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A crime without a name --
The contours of genocide --
Genocide in crime codes --
Prosecuting under a quasi-genocide statute --
Prosecuting without a genocide statute --
Prosecuting under a true genocide statute --
Prosecuting in international courts --
Suing in the world court --
Ex post facto genocide --
Treaty violation or crime --
Genocide in customary law --
The UN Security Council and genocide --
The acts of genocide --
Genocide by killing --
Destroying a group --
Instant destruction --
Intent without intent --
The motives for genocide --
The intent of others --
The numbers game --
Identifying a group --
A group in the eye of the beholder --
Genocide by mistake --
Retail genocide --
Wholesale genocide --
Local genocide --
Targeting important persons --
Targeting political opponents --
Ethnic cleansing and genocidal intent --
Ethnic cleansing in the courts --
Human habitat --
Aerial genocide --
Nuclear genocide --
Opting out --
The Convention's curious omission --
States as criminals --
States as perpetrators of genocide --
Other routes to jurisdiction --
States as intermeddlers --
A legal interest in genocide --
Compensation for victims --
The World Court's power --
The need for genocide --
The power of domestic courts --
The deterrent value of genocide.
Series Title: International and comparative criminal justice.
Responsibility: John Quigley.
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