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War Crimes, Atrocity and Justice

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ISBN-10: 0745671551

ISBN-13: 9780745671550

Edition: 2015

Authors: Michael J. Shapiro

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What do we know about war crimes and justice? What are the discursive practices through which the dominant images of war crimes, atrocity and justice are understood? In this wide ranging text, Michael J. Shapiro contrasts the justice-related imagery of the war crimes trial Ð for example the solitary, headphone-wearing defendant at the Hague listening with intent to a catalogue of charges Ð with "literary justice": representations in literature, film, and biographical testimony, raising questions about atrocities and justice that juridical proceedings exclude. By engaging with the ambiguities exposed by the artistic and experiential genres, reading them alongside policy and archival…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 11/14/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English