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Genocide in international law : the crime of crimes

Schabas, William, 1950- Save to your list

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  • Creator William A. Schabas
  • Format Books
  • Publication Second edition. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 741 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0521719003, 9780521719001, 0521883970, 9780521883979
  • OCLC ocn276224219


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 672-710) and index.


  • Origins of the legal prohibition of genocide -- Drafting of the Convention and subsequent normative developments -- Groups protected by the Convention -- The physical element or actus reus of genocide -- The mental element or mens rea of genocide -- 'Other acts' of genocide -- Defences to genocide -- Prosecution of genocide by international and domestic tribunals -- State responsibility and the role of the International Court of Justice -- Prevention of genocide -- Treaty law questions and the Convention

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