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A Critical Introduction to International Criminal Law

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Carsten Stahn, Universiteit Leiden

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International criminal law has witnessed a rapid rise after the end of the Cold War. The United Nations refers to the birth of a new 'age of accountability', but certain historical objections, such as selectivity or victor's justice, have never fully gone away, and many of the justice dimensions of international criminal law remain unexplored. Various critiques have emerged in socio-legal scholarship or globalization discourse, revealing that there is a stark discrepancy between reality and expectation. Linking discussion of legal…

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Key features

  • Takes a problem-oriented approach, treating subjects through core challenges, which invites engagement with real-life challenges and big picture issues
  • Covers philosophical and scholarly perspectives on core themes of ICL, making it relevant to graduate, post-graduate and PhD students, as well as teachers, scholars and practitioners
  • The book is related to a free learning environment, the MOOC on Investigating and Prosecuting International Crimes, offering an additional learning guidance with exercises
  • This title is also available as Open Access on Cambridge Core

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108399906
  • Subjects Criminal Law,Law,Public International Law
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 31 January 2019
    • ISBN: 9781108423205
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 0.96kg
    • Page extent: 464 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 31 January 2019
    • ISBN: 9781108436397
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 0.84kg
    • Page extent: 464 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 18 December 2018
    • ISBN: 9781108399906

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