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Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

Charles H. Anderton and Jurgen Brauer (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199378296
eISBN:
9780199378319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378296.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Genocide has received extensive scholarly, policy, and practitioner attention. Missing is the contribution of economists to understand and prevent such atrocities. This book—the first of its ... More


The Genocide Convention: The Gutting of Preventative Measures, 1946–48

Mark A. Lewis

in The Birth of the New Justice: The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660285
eISBN:
9780191757716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660285.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The creation of the U.N. Genocide Convention in 1946–48 was a response to gaps in the Nuremberg Judgment, as well as a way of combining minorities protection from the 1920s with criminological ... 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


International Law and the Protection of Cultures

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/9780198787167.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In light of the difficulties that arise in reintroducing the concept of cultural genocide in the legal definition of genocide through treaty interpretation, this chapter focuses on the evolution of ... More


State Responsibility for Cultural Crimes

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/9780198787167.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Most developments related to the concept of cultural genocide occurred in the field of public international law (international human rights law and international cultural heritage law), thus ... More


Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide

Augustine Brannigan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674626
eISBN:
9780191766893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674626.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book is premised on the idea that genocide is a crime, and that it can be comprehended by sound criminological theories and methods. However, in contemporary social science, the first important ... More


Valuing Lives You Might Save: Understanding Psychic Numbing in the Face of Genocide

Paul Slovic, Daniel Västfjäll, Robin Gregory, and Kimberly G. Olson

in Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199378296
eISBN:
9780199378319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378296.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Why do governments fail to intervene to prevent genocide and other mass atrocities? We examine this question with reference to prospect theory, one of the foundations of behavioral economics. When ... 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


Conclusion: Beyond the Banality of Evil

Augustine Brannigan

in Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674626
eISBN:
9780191766893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674626.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In an anarchical international order mediated by the current UN, the world does not have a reliable capacity to prevent genocide. However, there is an increasing appeal of evolving norms regarding ... More


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