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Advocates of Humanity: Human Rights NGOs in International Criminal Justice

Kjersti Lohne

Abstract

Advocates of Humanity offers an analysis of international criminal justice from the perspective of sociology of punishment by exploring the role of human rights organizations in their mobilization for global justice through the International Criminal Court. Based on multi-sited ethnography, primarily in The Hague and Uganda, the author approaches the transnational networks of NGOs advocating for the ICC as an ethnographic object. A central objective is to explore how connections are made, and how forces and imaginations of global criminal justice travel. By analysing how international criminal ... More

Keywords: international criminal justice, globalization, humanitarianism, sociology of punishment, human rights, transnational advocacy networks, global justice, ethnography, international courts, war crimes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198818748
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198818748.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kjersti Lohne, author
Postdoctoral Reseracher, University of Oslo