Kailemia, M (2019) The globalization of neoliberal violence and its implications for International Criminal justice in Africa. African Journal of Democracy and Governance, 5 (4). pp. 189-214.

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Abstract

The article critically engages with the logics of neoliberal economics, not only as a specific form of violence, but also one whose toxic mix with the nature of the post-colonial African state neutralizes any revolutionary effort to redress rampant injustice. Critique of the role of neoliberalism on international justice in Africa is aimed at rendering the specific ways in obsession with subjective violence- that is violence, with an identifiable (prosecutable) agent- normalises and also neutralises any revolutionary gesture in the international system (including in ad hoc UN tribunals and at the International Criminal Court), but also how, in this sense, the post-colonial African state has been rendered as the platform par excellence for testing out the limits of neoliberal exceptionalism.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) is available online via Institute for Democracy, Governance, Peace and Development in Africa at https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-1522182814 - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV7231 Criminal justice administration
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Science and Public Policy
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 07 May 2019 12:35
Last Modified: 08 May 2019 07:50
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/6278

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