Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2015

144 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719096617

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Crimes Against Humanity

Birth of a Concept

Geras Norman

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The book provides an introduction for the non-specialist to the history of the concept of crimes against humanity
  • It takes what is a legal concept and explores its general moral and philosophical
  • This book explores the concept of crimes against humanity which is at the centre of many discussions of and disagreements about contemporary world politics
  • An accessible and informative guide to the evolution of a highly contentious and extremely influential concept which impacts on modern ethics, politics and law

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