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Author Grover, Sonja C.
Title Child soldier victims of genocidal forcible transfer : exonerating child soldiers charged with grave conflict-related international crimes / Sonja C. Grover.
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, c2012.
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 Floor3  K4725 .G76 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 302 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Children's rights participation rhetoric : distorting the plight of the child soldier -- 2. The fallacious demonization of child soldiers -- 3. Recruitment and use of 'child soldiers' in hostilities by armed groups/forces committing mass atrocity and/or genocide as itself a form of genocide -- 4. Challenging the attempt to de-legitimize the human rights claims of child soldier victims of genocidal forcible transfer -- 5. Truth and reconciliation mechanisms: a re-victimization of child victims of genocidal forcible transfer? -- 6. Concluding remarks.
Summary This work provides an original legal analysis of child soldiers recruited into armed groups or forces committing mass atrocities and/or genocide as the victims of the genocidal forcible transfer of children.
Subject Child soldiers -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Children and genocide.
War crimes.
Population transfers.
ISBN 9783642236136 (acid-free paper)
3642236138 (acid-free paper)
9783642236143 (e-ISBN)
3642236146 (e-ISBN)
OCLC number 744297206