Chapter

Coming of Age in Atrocity

Mark A. Drumbl

in Reimagining Child Soldiers in International Law and Policy

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199592654
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191738807 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592654.003.0001
Coming of Age in Atrocity

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This chapter broaches the issues, sets out dominant assumptions, and provides a quick overview of the central arguments. It begins by defining who exactly is a child soldier. It then discusses images of child soldiers, the social realities of child soldiering, and where the faultless passive victim image intends to shift international law and policy.

Keywords: child soldiers; child soldiering; international law; passive victims

Chapter.  12763 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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