Download e-book for kindle: Anti-Impunity and the Human Rights Agenda by Karen Engle,Zinaida Miller,D. M. Davis

By Karen Engle,Zinaida Miller,D. M. Davis

ISBN-10: 110707987X

ISBN-13: 9781107079878

ISBN-10: 1107439221

ISBN-13: 9781107439221

within the twenty-first century, scuffling with impunity has develop into either the rallying cry and a metric of development for human rights. the recent emphasis on felony prosecution represents a basic switch within the positions and priorities of scholars and practitioners of human rights and transitional justice: it has develop into near-unquestionable good judgment that legal punishment is a felony, political, and pragmatic critical for addressing human rights violations. This ebook demanding situations that logic. It does so via cautious study and important research that developments towards an anti-impunity norm in various institutional and geographical contexts, with an eye fixed towards the interplay between practices on the international and native degrees. Altogether the authors display how this laser concentrate on anti-impunity has created blind spots in perform and in scholarship that lead to a constricted reaction to human rights violations, a narrowed belief of justice, and an impoverished method of peace.

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