The genocide convention : the legacy of 60 years / edited by H.G. van der Wilt [and others].Material type: TextPublication details: Leiden ; Boston : M. Nijhoff Pub., 2012. Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 290 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004221314; 900422131X; 1280698551; 9781280698552; 9786613675514; 6613675512Subject(s): Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948 December 9) | Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948 December 9) | Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948) | Genocide | LAW -- Criminal Law -- General | Génocide | Conventions internationales | Organisation des Nations unies | Genocide | Genocide | International crimes | International criminal law | Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Paris, 9 December 1948) | GENOCIDE | HISTORYGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Congressen (vorm) Additional physical formats: Print version:: Genocide convention.DDC classification: 345/.0251 LOC classification: KZ7180.A61948 | G46 2012Online resources: Click here to access online
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The social construction of genocide reflects the deeper question whether the rigid legal concept of genocide - as it emerges in the Genocide Convention and has been maintained ever since - still corresponds with the historical and social perception of the phenomenon. This book is the product of an intellectual encounter between scholars of historical and legal disciplines which have joined forces to address this question.
Includes bibliographical references.
Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959) and the Genocide Convention of 1948 : brief biographical and bibliographical notes / Jeroen Vervliet -- Genocide and crimes against humanity : clarifying the relationship / William Schabas -- The drafting and development of the 1948 Convention on Genocide and the politics of international law / Matthew Lippman -- Understanding the Milošević case : legacy of an unfinished trial / Nena Tromp -- Between hate speech and mass murder : how to recognize incitement to genocide / Harmen van der Wilt -- The meaning of the word "destroy" and its implications for the wider understanding of the concept of genocide / Larissa van den Herik -- Criminologically explained reality of genocide, structure of the offence and the "intent to destroy" requirement / Kai Ambos -- Defending the "undefendable"? : taking judicial note of genocide / Göran Sluiter and Koen Vriend -- Compensating victims of genocide / Liesbeth Zegveld -- Why compensation is a mixed blessing / Selma Leydesdorff -- Some measures of justice : the Holocaust era restitution campaign of the 1990s / Michael Marrus -- On the outlawing of genocide denial / Johannes Houwink ten Cate -- Les fleurs du mal, the need to confront Holocaust distortion / Hagen Fleischer -- The United States and the Genocide Convention : the sovereignty package in perspective / Lawrence LeBlanc -- The Soviet perspective on the drafting of the UN Genocide Convention / Anton Weiss-Wendt -- Truths, memories and histories in the archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia / Eric Ketelaar -- Truths, memories and historians in the archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia / Robert Donia -- Sixty years UN Genocide Convention : new challenges for genocide education / Martin Mennecke -- Genocide and education / Dirk Mulder -- If the whole body dies : Raphael Lemkin and the Treaty Against Genocide / Robert Skloot.
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