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Genocide

  • Charles H. Anderton
  • Jurgen Brauer
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7883-6_581-1

Abstract

The entry defines crimes of mass atrocity, such as genocide, provides data on their intensity, and discusses domestic and international institutions formed to address the crimes. In addition, the entry briefly surveys the economic literature on mass atrocity crimes from theoretical and empirical perspectives. It pays particular attention to the economics of international law.

Keywords

Unite Nations International Criminal Court International Criminal Tribunal Universal Jurisdiction Global Public Good 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of the Holy CrossWorcesterUSA
  2. 2.Hull College of BusinessGeorgia Regents UniversityAugustaUSA