Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes Against Humanity

Birth of A Concept

eBook - 2011
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This book tells the story of the emergence of the concept of crimes against humanity. It examines its origins, the ethical assumptions underpinning it, its legal and philosophical boundaries, and some of the controversies connected with it. A brief historical introduction is followed by an exploration of the various meanings of the term?crimes against humanity? that have been suggested; a definition is proposed linking it to the idea of basic human rights. The book looks at some problems with the boundaries of the concept, the threshold for its proper application and the related issue of huma.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781847794611
1847794610
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (177 pages)

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