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


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


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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