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The criminology of war

Author: Ruth Jamieson
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2014]
Series: International library of criminology, criminal justice & penology., Second series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The essays selected for this volume provide an overview of the range of issues confronting scholars interested in the complex and multiple relationships between war and criminality, and map the many  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Jamieson
ISBN: 9780754623946 0754623947
OCLC Number: 847529479
Description: xxxv, 553 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents: Part I Criminology and Conflict: For criminology in international justice, Paul Roberts and Nesam McMillan; Criminalizing war: criminology as ceasefire, Vincenzo Ruggiero. Part II The Nature of Contemporary War: War as a network enterprise: the new security terrain and its implications, Mark Duffield; Shadows and sovereigns, Carolyn Nordstrom; The transformation of violence in Iraq, Penny Green and Tony Ward. Part III Genocide, Obedience and Crimes Against Humanity: Genocide: Sociology after the Holocaust, Zygmunt Bauman; Genocide, civilization and modernity, Michael Freeman; Genocide and the social production of immorality, Ruth Jamieson; Criminology confronts genocide: whose side are you on?, John Hagan and Wenona Rymond-Richmond; Crimes of Obedience: Violence without moral restraint, Herbert C. Kelman; Towards a criminology of crimes against humanity, Daniel Maier-Katkin, Daniel P. Mears and Thomas J. Bernard. Part IV Military Order/Gender Order: No more heroes: masculinity in the infantry, John Hockey; 'I didn't want to die so I joined them': structuration and the process of becoming boy soldiers in Sierra Leone, Richard Maclure and Myriam Denov; Bureaucratizing masculinities among Brazilian torturers and murders, Martha K. Huggins and Mika Haritos-Fatouros; Engendering (in)security in peace support operations, Paul Higate and Marsha Henry. Part V Gender and Victimisation: The continuum of violence, a gender perspective on war and peace, Cynthia Cockburn; War and rape: a preliminary analysis, Ruth Seifert; From sisterhood to non-recognition: instrumentalization of women's suffering in the war in the former Yugoslavia, Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic; The body of the other man, Dubravka Zarkov; Recognising gender-based violence against civilian men and boys in conflict situations, Charli R. Carpenter. Part VI The War on Terror: Neither honesty nor hypocrisy: the legal reconstruction of tourture, Stanley Cohen; Representing war as punishment in the war on terror, Teresa Degenhardt; Abu Ghraib: imprisonment and the war on terror, Avery Gordon. Part VII The Post War Moment: Masculinities, the reduction of violence and the pursuit of peace, Raewyn Connell; Transitional justice genealogy, Ruti G. Teitel; Beyond legalism: towards a thicker understanding of transitional justice, Kieran McEvoy; Name index.
Series Title: International library of criminology, criminal justice & penology., Second series.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Jamieson.
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