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Defining a Crime Without a Name

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter details the rapid development of genocide from an academic concept to a substantive international crime. It provides a brief overview of the etymology of the term ‘genocide’ following ... More


Confronting Genocide and Ethnocide of Indigenous Peoples: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Definition, Intervention, Prevention, and Advocacy

Samuel Totten, William S. Parsons, and Robert K. Hitchcock

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter clarifies some key issues on the prevention of genocidal atrocities. It states that the definition of the term indigenous peoples is problematic, since in many places groups may migrate ... More


The Concept of Cultural Genocide: A Historical–Legal Perspective

Elisa Novic

in The Concept of Cultural Genocide: An International Law Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787167
eISBN:
9780191829253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787167.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter provides a historical–legal analysis of the concept of ‘cultural genocide’ and the way in which Raphael Lemkin’s original ‘technique’ of genocide has been transformed throughout the ... More


Introduction

Elisa Novic

in The Concept of Cultural Genocide: An International Law Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787167
eISBN:
9780191829253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787167.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The introduction sets out the premise for the research, starting with the difficulty of coining a unique definition of cultural genocide. This is due to the fact that the concept relies both on the ... More


Perspectives on Cultural Genocide: From Criminal Law to Cultural Diversity

Jérémie Gilbert

in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272654
eISBN:
9780190272685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272654.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Cultural genocide broadly refers to ‘the extermination of a culture that does not involve physical extermination of its people’. This chapter examines how, from a criminal law concept, cultural ... More


Secrets and Surprises in the Travaux Préparatoires of the Genocide Convention

Hirad Abtahi and Philippa Webb

in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272654
eISBN:
9780190272685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272654.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Drafted from 1946 to 1948, the Genocide Convention is the product of its time: a document reflecting the sociology of immediate post-WWII inter-states relations. This chapter seeks to shed light on ... More


Conclusions

Elisa Novic

in The Concept of Cultural Genocide: An International Law Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787167
eISBN:
9780191829253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787167.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The previous chapters have confirmed two ideas: the complexity of the concept of cultural genocide, which renders its codification particularly arduous, and the unlikeliness that the concept will be ... More


The Concept of Cultural Genocide: An International Law Perspective

Elisa Novic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787167
eISBN:
9780191829253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787167.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Cultural genocide remains a recurrent topic, appearing not only in the form of wide-ranging claims about the commission of cultural genocide in diverse contexts but also in the legal sphere, with ... More


Indigenous Nations and Tribal Sovereignty

Lindsey N. Kingston

in Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190918262
eISBN:
9780190918293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918262.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

The indigenous rights movement has embraced the idea of self-determination for framing their demands for economic, political, and cultural survival. Indeed, calls for tribal sovereignty problematize ... More


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