Journal Article

Spectacle in international criminal law: the fundraising image of victimhood

Christine Schwöbel-Patel

in London Review of International Law

Volume 4, issue 2, pages 247-274
Published in print July 2016 | ISSN: 2050-6325
Published online July 2016 | e-ISSN: 2050-6333 | DOI:

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This paper explores the relationship between spectacle and law as it unfolds in international criminal law. The spectacularised construction of the victim of international crime as a replica of the familiar fundraising image of victimhood serves as a critical lens into narratives of international criminality and its seeming antithesis of humanitarianism.

Journal Article.  12162 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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