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By Karen Engle,Zinaida Miller,D. M. Davis

within the twenty-first century, scuffling with impunity has develop into either the rallying cry and a metric of development for human rights. the recent emphasis on felony prosecution represents a basic swap within the positions and priorities of scholars and practitioners of human rights and transitional justice: it has develop into near-unquestionable good judgment that felony punishment is a criminal, political, and pragmatic central for addressing human rights violations. This e-book demanding situations that logic. It does so via cautious examine and demanding research that traits towards an anti-impunity norm in various institutional and geographical contexts, with an eye fixed towards the interplay between practices on the international and native degrees. Altogether the authors exhibit how this laser specialize in anti-impunity has created blind spots in perform and in scholarship that lead to a constricted reaction to human rights violations, a narrowed notion of justice, and an impoverished method of peace.

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