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By Mark A. Drumbl

ISBN-10: 0521691389

ISBN-13: 9780521691383

ISBN-10: 0521870895

ISBN-13: 9780521870894

This ebook argues that responsibility for amazing atrocity crimes will not be uncritically undertake the tools and assumptions of normal liberal felony legislation. felony punishment designed for universal criminals is a reaction to mass atrocity and a tool to advertise justice in its aftermath. This ebook involves this end after reviewing the sentencing practices of overseas, nationwide, and native courts and tribunals that punish atrocity perpetrators. Sentencing practices of those associations fail to realize the ambitions that foreign legal legislations ascribes to punishment, specifically retribution and deterrence. clean pondering is important to confront the collective nature of mass atrocity and the tense truth that particular club in group-based killings is frequently now not maladaptive or deviant habit yet, really, adaptive or conformist habit. This e-book turns to a contemporary, and adventurously pluralist, program of classical notions of cosmopolitanism to improve the body of overseas felony legislations to a broader development of atrocity legislation and in the direction of an interdisciplinary, contextual, and multicultural notion of justice.

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