The morals of liability: some thoughts on “Humanitarians in court”

Eckert, Julia (2018). The morals of liability: some thoughts on “Humanitarians in court”. The journal of legal pluralism and unofficial law, 50(3), pp. 375-378. Routledge 10.1080/07329113.2018.1554366

[img] Text
The morals of liability some thoughts on Humanitarians in court.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to registered users only
Available under License Publisher holds Copyright.

Download (623kB) | Request a copy
[img] Text
The morals of liability some thoughts on Humanitarians in court.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to registered users only
Available under License Publisher holds Copyright.

Download (646kB) | Request a copy

This commentary proposes that anthropology should delve deeper into the phenomenon of the increasing juridification of moral norms. The many struggles that attempt to turn perceived moral obligations into legally binding obligations provide insights into how our very basic notions of immediate and mediate causation are renegotiated to accord to understandings of justice that reflect the power asymmetries in a globally interconnected world by putting enabling actions and ommissions at the centre of debate.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute of Social Anthropology

UniBE Contributor:

Eckert, Julia

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology

ISSN:

2305-9931

Publisher:

Routledge

Language:

English

Submitter:

Lisa Alvarado Grefa

Date Deposited:

23 Apr 2019 08:19

Last Modified:

23 Oct 2019 08:47

Publisher DOI:

10.1080/07329113.2018.1554366

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.124811

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/124811

Actions (login required)

Edit item Edit item
Provide Feedback