Crimes against humanity : a normative account

May, Larry
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  • Creator Larry May
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780521840798, 0521840791, 9780521600514, 0521600510
  • OCLC ocm54454813

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-304) and index.

Contents

  • A. Universal norms and moral minimalism -- Jus cogens norms -- Custom, opinio juris, and consent -- B. Principles of international criminal law -- The security principle -- The international harm principle -- International crime: the case of rape -- C. Prosecuting international crimes -- Prosecuting "minor players' for crimes against humanity -- Prosecuting state leaders for crimes against humanity -- Prosecuting genocide amidst widespread complicity -- D. Defenses and alternatives -- Superior orders, duress, and moral perception -- The international rule of law -- Victims and convections -- Reconciliation and amnesty programs