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War and rape : law, memory, and justice

Author: Nicola Henry
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Interventions (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wartime rape has been virulent in wars of sovereignty, territory, conquest, religion, ideology and liberation, yet attention to this crime has been sporadic throughout history. Rape remains 'unspeakable', particularly within law. Moreover, rape has not featured prominently in post-conflict collective memory. And even when rape is 'remembered', it is often the subject of political controversy and heated debate. In  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Henry
ISBN: 9780415564724 0415564727 9780415564731 0415564735 9780203836194 0203836197
OCLC Number: 495781670
Description: xii, 169 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : How the past is made to matter --
Traces of truth : collective memory and the law --
A history of silence : the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials --
Casualties of law : wartime rape and war crimes courts --
Trials and trauma : the impossibility of bearing witness --
Wartime rape and the legacy of law.
Series Title: Interventions (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: Nicola Henry.

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Wartime rape has been virulent in wars of sovereignty, territory, conquest, religion, ideology and liberation, yet attention to this crime has been sporadic throughout history. This book asks some  Read more...

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'Nicola Henry has written an erudite and powerfully argued book about the role of law in constructing collective memories of sexual violation in wartime.' - Joanna Bourke, Gender & Development, Vol. Read more...

 
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