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African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam
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written by ʻAbd Allāh Aḥmad Naʻīm, 1946-, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 212 page(s)
Constitutionalism is steadily becoming the prevalent form of governance in Africa. But how does constitutionalism deal with the lingering effects of colonialism? And how does constitutional law deal with Islamic principles in the region? African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam seeks to answer these questio...
written by ʻAbd Allāh Aḥmad Naʻīm, 1946-, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 212 page(s)
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Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention
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written by Carrie Booth Walling, fl. 2013, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013), 320 page(s)
What prompts the United Nations Security Council to engage forcefully in some crises at high risk for genocide and ethnic cleansing but not others? In All Necessary Measures, Carrie Booth Walling identifies several systematic patterns in the stories that council members tell about conflicts and the policy solution...
written by Carrie Booth Walling, fl. 2013, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013), 320 page(s)
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Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, Amnesties, Accountability, and Human Rights
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written by Renée Jeffery, fl. 2014, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), 312 page(s)
For the last thirty years, documented human rights violations have been met with an unprecedented rise in demands for accountability. This trend challenges the use of amnesties which typically foreclose opportunities for criminal prosecutions that some argue are crucial to transitional justice. Recent developments...
written by Renée Jeffery, fl. 2014, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), 312 page(s)
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written by Iain Guest, fl. 1990; in Behind the Disappearances: Argentina's Dirty War Against Human Rights and the United Nations, Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990, originally published 1990)
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Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, Behind the Killing Fields: A Khmer Rouge Leader and One of His Victims
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written by Sambeth Thet, fl. 2010 and Gina Chon, fl. 2010, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010), 212 page(s)
In recent history, atrocities have often been committed in the name of lofty ideals. One of the most disturbing examples took place in Cambodia's Killing Fields, where tens of thousands of victims were executed and hastily disposed of by Khmer Rouge cadres. Nearly thirty years after these bloody purges, two journa...
written by Sambeth Thet, fl. 2010 and Gina Chon, fl. 2010, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010), 212 page(s)
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Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, Chile Under Pinochet: Recovering the Truth
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written by Mark Ensalaco, fl. 2000, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000), 296 page(s)
"When the army comes out, it is to kill."—Augusto PinochetFollowing his bloody September 1973 coup d'état that overthrew President Salvador Allende, Augusto Pinochet, commander-in-chief of the Chilean Armed Forces and National Police, became head of a military junta that would rule Chile for the next seventeen...
written by Mark Ensalaco, fl. 2000, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000), 296 page(s)
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Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, Conflict and Compliance: State Responses to International Human Rights Pressure
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written by Sonia Cardenas, fl. 2007, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007), 200 page(s)
International human rights pressure has been applied to numerous states with varying results. In Conflict and Compliance, Sonia Cardenas examines responses to such pressure and challenges conventional views of the reasons states do—or do not—comply with international law. Data from disparate bodies of research...
written by Sonia Cardenas, fl. 2007, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007), 200 page(s)
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Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, Crimes of the Holocaust: The Law Confronts Hard Cases
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written by Stephan Landsman, fl. 2005, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005), 320 page(s)
The problem of prosecuting individuals complicit in the Nazi regime's "Final Solution" is almost insurmountably complex and has produced ever less satisfying results as time has passed. In Crimes of the Holocaust, Stephan Landsman provides detailed analysis of the International Military Tribunal prosecution at Nur...
written by Stephan Landsman, fl. 2005, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005), 320 page(s)
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GENOCIDE CONCEPTUAL AND HISTORICAL DIMENSIONS
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edited by George J. Andreopoulos, fl. 1994, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997, originally published 1994), 278 page(s)
The term genocide has been used to describe a wide range of events and polities, from the "final solution of the Jewish question" in Nazi Germany to Western efforts to establish birth control and abortion programs in Third World nations. It is these dimensions of genocide that the authors to this volume explore, i...
edited by George J. Andreopoulos, fl. 1994, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997, originally published 1994), 278 page(s)
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Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, Genocide in Cambodia: Documents from the Trial of Pol Pot and Ieng Sary
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edited by Kenneth J. Robinson, fl. 2000, John Quigley, fl. 2008-2011 and Howard De Nike, fl. 1967, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000), 584 page(s)
The Khmer Rouge held power in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979 and aggressively pursued a policy of radical social reform that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Cambodians through mass executions and physical privation. In January 1979, the government was overthrown by former Khmer Rouge functionaries,...
edited by Kenneth J. Robinson, fl. 2000, John Quigley, fl. 2008-2011 and Howard De Nike, fl. 1967, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000), 584 page(s)
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