Judges, Transition, and Human Rights, Paperback / softback Book

Judges, Transition, and Human Rights Paperback / softback

Edited by John Morison, Kieran McEvoy, Gordon Anthony


This book brings together many of the most prominent contemporary national and international human rights and transitional justice scholars in one collection.

The book focuses in particular on the intersection between judges, transitional processes and human rights discourses.

It brings together doctrinal, socio-legal and criminological perspectives on a range of topics including the judicial construction of national and supra-national constitutions, the role ofhuman rights discourses in transition from conflict, and in a range of sites in more 'settled' societies.

The book draws upon comparative experiences in South Africa, Canada, the USA, Britain, Ireland, the Balkans, the Weimar Republic, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and elsewhere.

It alsosituates that analysis within supra-national and indeed subnational frameworks.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 602 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Peace studies & conflict resolution
  • ISBN: 9780199204946



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