Mirrors of justice : law and power in the post-Cold War era

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  • Creator edited by Kamari Maxine Clarke, Mark Goodale
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 344 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0521195373, 9780521195379
  • OCLC ocn429025751

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: Understanding the multiplicity of justice / Mark Goodale and Kamari Maxine Clarke -- Beyond compliance : toward an anthropological understanding of international justice / Sally Engle Merry -- Postcolonial denial : why the European Court of Human Rights finds it so difficult to acknowledge racism / Marie-Bénédicte Dembour -- Proleptic justice : the threat of investigation as a deterrent to human rights abuses in Côte d'Ivoire / Mike McGovern -- Global governmentality : the case of transnational adoption / Signe Howell -- Implementing the International Criminal Court treaty in Africa : the role of nongovernmental organizations and government agencies in constitutional reform / Benson Chinedu Olugbuo -- Measuring justice : internal conflict over the World Bank's empirical approach to human rights / Galit A. Sarfaty -- The victim deserving of global justice : power, caution, and recovering individuals / Susan F. Hirsch -- Recognition, reciprocity, and justice : Melanesian reflections on the rights of relationships / Joel Robbins -- Irreconcilable differences? Shari'ah, human rights, and family code reform in contemporary Morocco / Amy Elizabeth Young -- The production of "forgiveness" : God, justice, and state failure in post-war Sierra Leone / Rosalind Shaw -- Impunity and paranoia : writing histories in Indonesian violence / Elizabeth F. Drexler -- National security, weapons of mass destruction, and the selective pursuit of justice at the Tokyo war crimes trial, 1946-1948 / Jeanne Guillemin -- Justice and the League of Nations minority regime / Jane K. Cowan -- Commissioning truth, constructing silences : the Peruvian Truth Commission and the other truths of "terrorists" / Lisa J. Laplante and Kimberly Theidon -- Epilogue: The words we use : justice, human rights, and the sense of injustice / Laura Nader
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