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Author Sikkink, Kathryn, 1955-

Title The justice cascade : how human rights prosecutions are changing world politics / Kathryn Sikkink.

Imprint New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    345.0235 SIK    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 342 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-322) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Part I. Creating individual accountability. Navigating without a map: human rights trials in southern Europe; Argentina: from pariah state to global protagonist -- Part II. Spreading ideas about individual accountability. Interlude: how does the Argentine experience spread?; The streams of the justice cascade -- Part III. Do human rights prosecutions make a difference? the effects of human rights prosecutions in Latin America; Global deterrence and human rights prosecutions; Is the United States immune to the justice cascade? -- Part IV. Conclusions. Policy, theory, and the justice cascade.
Subject Crimes against humanity.
Criminal liability (International law)
Prosecution -- International cooperation.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- International cooperation.
International criminal courts.
World politics -- 1989-
ISBN 9780393079937 (hardcover)
0393079937 (hardcover)

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