Apartheid as an International Crime

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Title Apartheid as an International Crime
Author Zahar, Alexander
Book Title The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice
Editor Antonio Cassese
Year Published 2009
Place of publication Oxford
Publisher Oxford University Press
Abstract * The only reference work that offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of international criminal justice * The beginning of the first trials at the International Criminal Court give this book real practical significance * Combines long and short articles allowing users to pursue a topic from the introductory level through to a more in-depth level * Contributions from 120 leading academics, practitioners and judges offer a wide variety of perspectives The move to end impunity for human rights atrocities has seen the creation of international and hybrid tribunals and increased prosecutions in domestic courts. The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice is the first major reference work to provide a complete overview of this emerging field. Its nearly 1100 pages are divided into three sections. In the first part, 21 essays by leading thinkers offer a comprehensive survey of issues and debates surrounding international humanitarian law, international criminal law, and their enforcement. The second part is arranged alphabetically, containing 320 entries on doctrines, procedures, institutions and personalities. The final part contains over 400 case summaries on different trials from international and domestic courts dealing with war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, torture, and terrorism. With analysis and commentary on every aspect of international criminal justice, this Companion is designed to be the first port of call for scholars and practitioners interested in current developments in international justice.
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Published Yes
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Copyright Statement Self-archiving is not yet supported by this publisher. Please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author(s) for more information.
Edition 1
Chapter Number 41
Page from 245
Page to 246
ISBN 978-0-19-923831-6
Date Accessioned 2009-07-11
Language en_AU
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject International Law (excl International Trade Law)
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/28407
Publication Type Book Chapter (Non-Composite)
Publication Type Code b2

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