Too Close to Home? International Criminal Law, War Crimes and Family Violence

Citation:

Philips, Ruth B. 2001. “Too Close to Home? International Criminal Law, War Crimes and Family Violence.” Thomas Jefferson Law Review 24: 229-38.

Author: Ruth B. Philips

Abstract:

This essay is based on my March 2002 presentation at the Women and Law Conference at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. It is part of a larger investigation into the ways competing constructions of gender, national identity and sexual violence in the context of post-Cold War resurgent nationalisms are located in dominant liberal legal thought, and inform the development of international criminal law.

Topics: Households, International Law, International Criminal Law, Justice, War Crimes

Year: 2001

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