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Reimagining Child Soldiers in International Law and Policy

Mark A. Drumbl

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199592654
eISBN:
9780191738807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592654.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The international community's efforts to halt child soldiering have yielded some successes. But this pernicious practice persists. It may shift locally, but it endures globally. Preventative measures ... More


Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Susan Tiefenbrun

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Violations of international law and human rights laws are the plague of the 20th and 21st centuries. People's inhumanity to people escalates as wars proliferate and respect for human rights and the ... More


Gendercide and the cultural context of sex trafficking in china

Susan Tiefenbrun

in Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.003.009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter shows how failures in China's One-Child Policy, the inadequate enforcement of Chinese laws protecting women, and the longstanding cultural preference for males have led to discrimination ... More


The culture of violence: Child Soldiers, Slavery, and the Trafficking of Children

Susan Tiefenbrun

in Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.003.010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the development of a culture of violence in many parts of the world, especially Africa, which has given rise to genocide, mass violence, and child soldiering. Child soldiering ... More


Creating a Definition of Rape in International Law: The Contribution of the International Criminal Tribunals

Niamh Hayes

in Judicial Creativity at the International Criminal Tribunals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591466
eISBN:
9780191595585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591466.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the attempts by the judges of the Yugoslavia and Rwanda Tribunals to identify and develop a coherent and workable definition of rape as an international crime. It traces the ... More


International and Local Criminal Accountability for Gendered Violence

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the extent to which post-conflict accountability mechanisms including international criminal law norms and institutions attend to women’s experiences of violation, and how they ... More


Society

Carlo Focarelli

in International Law as Social Construct: The Struggle for Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199584833
eISBN:
9780191741012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584833.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the social origins and nature of law and the consequences in terms of how law is discerned in society. It notes that any discourse on international law presupposes a given ... More


The Travaux Préparatoires of Article 20(1) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Michael G. Kearney

in The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232451
eISBN:
9780191716034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232451.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Given that the definition of ‘propaganda for war’ lies to the crux of understanding the scope of the prohibition set forth in Article 20(1), this chapter provides a detailed analysis of its drafting ... More


Conclusion

Michael G. Kearney

in The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232451
eISBN:
9780191716034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232451.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This concluding chapter summarises the key findings made in the book, highlighting the various efforts made at prohibiting propaganda for war throughout the past century, and its unusual location in ... More


Defending Terrorism: Justifications and Excuses for Terrorist Violence

Ben Saul

in Defining Terrorism in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199535477
eISBN:
9780191712197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535477.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the range of justifications, excuses, and defences available to answer a terrorist charge, as well as purported exceptions such as self-determination struggles. It then ... More


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