This book explores a range of issues related to the development, application and enforcement of international criminal justice within Africa and on Africa. This book aims to establish a greater understanding of international criminal justice and its relation to Africa, and beyond. Further, it seeks to expand the conversation beyond the narrow topics that are so commonly discussed when matters of African criminal justice are considered.
Featuring the work of over 250 scholars and practitioners from around the world, the Encyclopedia presents an accessible and far-reaching set of entries on topics associated with crime and criminal justice. The Encyclopedia is curated by a team of globally renowned scholars and comprises thematic, regional and comparative coverage. Entries give a concise summary of the accumulated knowledge on their topic, followed by a list of references to facilitate further study.
This book brings together leading feminist international criminal and humanitarian law academics and practitioners to examine the place of gender in international criminal law (ICL). It identifies and analyses past and current narrow understandings of gender, before considering how a limited conceptualization affects accountability efforts.
This book surveys international and transnational criminal law. With a focus on Canada, this text brings together in topics that are of increasing importance in a world of globalized crime, from a substantive perspective and through examination of the expanding range of international tribunals dealing with such crimes.
Introducing the readers to the fundamental concepts of international criminal law, as well as the domestic and international institutions that enforce that law, this book engages with critical questions, political and moral challenges, and alternatives to international justice.
Darryl Robinson argues that the encounter between criminal law theory and international criminal law (ICL) can be illuminating in two directions: criminal law theory can challenge and improve ICL, and ICL's novel puzzles can challenge and improve mainstream criminal law theory. Robinson recommends a 'coherentist' method for discussions of principles, justice and justification.
This text looks at who the actors are, how international criminal law goes about achieving its ends, where (geographically) it applies, when it applies, and why the system came into being and continues to grow.