Accountability for Collective Wrongdoing by Tracy Isaacs,Richard Vernon

By Tracy Isaacs,Richard Vernon

principles of collective accountability problem the doctrine of person accountability that's the dominant paradigm in legislations and liberal political concept. yet little cognizance is given to the results of protecting teams answerable for wrongdoing. teams aren't amenable to punishment within the manner that people are. Can they be punished and if this is the case, how or are different treatments on hand? the subject crosses the borders of legislation, philosophy and political technology, and during this quantity experts in all 3 parts give a contribution their views. They learn the boundaries of person legal legal responsibility in addressing atrocity, the meanings of punishment and accountability, the distribution of team punishment to a group's contributors, and the potential wherein collective responsibility may be expressed. In doing so, they give some thought to the legacy of the Nuremberg Trials, at the philosophical knowing of collective accountability, and at the position of collective responsibility in foreign political relations.

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