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The Resource Reparations for child victims of armed conflict : state of the field and current challenges, Francesca Capone, (electronic resource)

Reparations for child victims of armed conflict : state of the field and current challenges, Francesca Capone, (electronic resource)

Label
Reparations for child victims of armed conflict : state of the field and current challenges
Title
Reparations for child victims of armed conflict
Title remainder
state of the field and current challenges
Statement of responsibility
Francesca Capone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
<b>Winner of the 2018 Ciardi Prize</b> This book offers an analysis of the existing normative framework regulating the right to reparation for child victims of armed conflict. The study questions whether the current framework is sufficiently developed to provide child victims with adequate, effective and prompt reparations; furthermore it presents and critically assesses the judicial and non-judicial mechanisms in place as well as the reparations awarded and implemented so far at the international and regional level. The research stems from the need to fill a gap in the current literature on transitional justice, in particular on the right to reparation. Even though reparations are well-established legal measures in several domestic judicial systems all over the world, in transitional periods reparations are not just a means to redress the harm suffered by the victims of wrongful acts, but they also seek to contribute to the reconstitution or the constitution of a new political community in the aftermath of an armed conflict. The overview of the relevant cases and materials provided in this book helps paving the way for reparations that are effective, adequate, prompt, <i>and</i> in line with the international standards set forth by the CRC and other instruments. This book ultimately strives to highlight the shortcomings of the existing mechanisms and it points out the main issues that need to be improved and/or overcome in pursuance of child victims' redress. From the foreword by Professor Theo van Boven (Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Reparation for Victims of Gross Violations of Human Rights and Professor Emeritus of International Law at the University of Maastricht): <i>"A leading motive of this study carried out with precision and persuasion is the design of transitional justice processes in law and practice. In many situations the plight of victims and for that matter the plight of child victims in armed conflicts happens to be ignored as inopportune and inconvenient. While relevant international legal framework and applicable mechanisms are developing as part of the process of an assumed humanization of international law major complexities and shortcomings still abound."</i> <i>'[The book's] principal merit is precisely to fill a gap in existing literature by addressing the legal challenges posed by violations of children's rights in armed conflicts and by the dearth of adequate reparations mechanisms against a very broad background and to dwell in depth on these challenges both on the theoretical and normative level and on the practical side. [It] represents a precious source of reference for lawyers and practitioners active in the field of children's rights and working for their social reintegration after the war. Francesca Capone not only provides a comprehensive analysis of the topic and proposes solutions to improve existing reparations mechanisms but she also succeeds in showing that one of the keys to moving forward is building on children's capability to be actively involved in transitional justice processes.'</i> Micaela Frulli in ICLQ 2017. <i>'[The] practice-oriented approach clearly adds to the book's appeal both for scholars and for those who are directly involved in the formulation and implementation of the standards concerned.'</i> Christine Bakker in Italian Yearbook of International Law 2017, 683.--
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Capone, Francesca
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
  • Series on transitional justice
  • Cambridge Social Sciences eBooks
Series volume
volume 22
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  • War reparations
  • Children and war
  • War victims
Label
Reparations for child victims of armed conflict : state of the field and current challenges, Francesca Capone, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781780684741/type/BOOK
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Setting the scene -- Part I. The Normative and Theoretical Framework -- 2. Children as victims of armed conflict -- 3. The right to reparation in international law : developments, shortcomings and their relevance to child victims of armed conflict -- 4. Forms and scope of reparations for child victims of armed conflict -- Part II. Current Application of the Principles and Norms -- 5. Child victims' right to reparation in 'quasi-judicial' and judicial international settings -- 6. Child victims' right to reparation in 'quasi-judicial' and judicial regional settings -- 7. Child victims' right to reparation in non-judicial settings -- 8. Final remarks
Control code
CR9781780684741
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781780684383
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1055686630
Label
Reparations for child victims of armed conflict : state of the field and current challenges, Francesca Capone, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781780684741/type/BOOK
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Setting the scene -- Part I. The Normative and Theoretical Framework -- 2. Children as victims of armed conflict -- 3. The right to reparation in international law : developments, shortcomings and their relevance to child victims of armed conflict -- 4. Forms and scope of reparations for child victims of armed conflict -- Part II. Current Application of the Principles and Norms -- 5. Child victims' right to reparation in 'quasi-judicial' and judicial international settings -- 6. Child victims' right to reparation in 'quasi-judicial' and judicial regional settings -- 7. Child victims' right to reparation in non-judicial settings -- 8. Final remarks
Control code
CR9781780684741
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781780684383
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1055686630

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