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Annotated Bibliography

Islam & International Humanitarian Law

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Aboul-Enein,Y. & Sherifa Zuhur.” Islamic Rulings on Warfare.” Strategic Studies Institute Newsletter (2004): 1-43.

An-Na’im, Abdullahi. “Why Should Muslims Abandon Jihad? Human Rights and the Future of International Law.” Third World Quarterly 27, no.5 (2006): 785-797.

Badawi, Nesrine. “Introduction to Islamic Law.” Background Paper, Thematic Workshop on Islamic Law and Protection of Civilians,” Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, Harvard University, February, 2009.

Badawi, Nesrine. Islamic Jurisprudence and the Regulation of Armed Conflict. Cambridge: Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, 2009.

Bali, Asli.”International Law and the Challenge of Terrorism.” Journal of Islamic Law and Culture 9, no.1 (2004): 1-16.

Bassiouni, M. Cherif. “Evolving Approaches to Jihad: From Self-Defense to Revolutionary and Regime-Change Political Violence.” Chicago Journal of International Law 8, no.1 (2007): 119-146.

Bassiouni, M. Cherif. “The New Wars and the Crisis of Compliance with the Law of Armed Conflict by Non-State Actors.” The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 98, no.3 (2008): 711-810.

Bassiouni, M. Cherif. “Post-Conflict Justice in Iraq: An Appraisal of the Iraq Special Tribunal.” Cornell International Law Journal 38 (2005): 327-368.

Bassiouni,M. Cherif. “Is Jihad a Just War? War, Peace and Human Rights under Islamic and Public International Law.” The American Journal of International Law 96, no.4 (2008): 1000-1005.

Beilefeldt, Heiner. “Western versus Islamic Human Rights Conceptions?: A Critique of Cultural Essentialism in the Discussion on Human Rights.” Political Theory 28, no.1 (2000): 90-121.

Beinin, Joel. ”Political Islam and the New Global Economy.” CR: The New Centennial Review 5, no.1 (2005): 111-139.

Bennoune, Karima. ”Toward a Human Rights Approach to Armed Conflict: Iraq.” UC Davis Journal of International Law and Policy 11 (2003): 171.

Bennoune, Karima. “As-Salamu Alaykum? Humanitarian Law in Islamic Jurisprudence.” Michigan Journal of International Law 15 (1994): 605-643.

Carle, Robert. “Revealing and Concealing: Islamist Discourse on Human Rights.” Human Rights Review 6, no. 3 (2005): 122-137.

Cockayne, James. “Islam and International Human Law: From a Clash to a Conversation between Civilizations.” International Review of the Red Cross 84, no. 847 (2002): 597-626.

Fadel, Mohammad. “The True, the Good and the Reasonable: The Theological and Ethical Roots of Public Reason in Islamic Law.” The Canadian Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence 21, no.1 (2008): 1-65.

Freamon, Bernard. ”Martyrdom, Suicide, and the Islamic Law of War: A Short Legal History.” Fordham International Law Journal 27 (2003): 299-369.

Freamon, Bernard. “Some Reflection on Post-Enlightenment Qur’anic Hermeneutics.” Michigan State Law Review 2006 (2008): 1403-1442.

Hashmi, Sohail. “Is there an Islamic Ethic of Humanitarian Intervention?Ethics and International Affairs 7, no.1 (1993): 55-73.

International Humanitarian Law: Answers to your Questions.” ICRC, October 2002.

Hussin, Iza. ”The Pursuit of the Perak Regalia: Islam, Law, and the Politics of Authority in the Colonial State.” Law and Social Inquiry 32, 3 (2007): 759-788.

Jinks, Derek. “The Temporal Scope of Application of International Humanitarian Law in Contemporary Conflicts.” Background Paper prepared for the Informal High-Level Expert Meeting on the Reaffirmation and Development of International Humanitarian Law, Cambridge, January 27-29, 2003.

Kelsay, John. ”Democratic Virtue, Comparative Ethics, and Contemporary Islam.” Journal of Religious Ethics 33, no.4 (2005): 697-707.

Kelsay, John. “Islam and the Distinction between Combatants and Noncombatants.” In Cross, Crescent and Sword, edited by James Turner Johnson and John Kelsay; 197-220. New York: Greenwood, 1990.

Krisch, Nico. “International Law in Times of Hegemony: Unequal Power and the Shaping of the International Legal Order.” European Journal of International Law 16, no. 3 (2005): 369-408.

Lietzau, William. “Old Laws, New Wars: Jus ad Bellum in an Age of Terrorism.” Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law 8, no.1 (2004): 383-455.

Lombardi, Clark.” Islamic Law in the Jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice: An Analysis.” Chicago Journal of International Law 8 (2007): 85-118.

Messick, Brinkley.” Just Writing: Paradox and Political Economy in Yemeni Legal Documents.” Cultural Anthropology 4, no.1 (1989): 26-50.

Messick, Brinkley. “The Mufti, the Text, and the World: Legal Interpretation in Yemen.” Man 21, no.1 (1986): 102-119.

Messick, Brinkley. “Written Identities: Legal Subjects in an Islamic State.” History of Religions 38, no.1 (1998): 25-51.

Modirzadeh, Naz. “Taking Islamic Law Seriously: INGOs and the Battle for Muslim Hearts and Minds.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 19 (2006): 191-233.

Moghadam, Assaf. “Motives for Martyrdom: Al-Qaida, Salafi Jihad, and the Spread of Suicide Attacks.” International Security 33, no.3 (2009): 46-78.

Moghadam, Assaf. “ The Shi’I Perception of Jihad.” Al-Nakhlah (Fall 2003): 1-8.

Moghadam, Valentine. “Peacebuilding and Reconstruction with Women: Reflections on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Palestine.” Development 48, no.3 (2005): 63-72.

Munir, Muhammad. “The Conduct of Hostilities and the Layha for the Mujahidin: (Mis)interpreting Humanitarian Rules.”

Myers, Joseph. “The Quranic Concept of War .” Parameters: U.S. Army War College Quarterly 36, no.4 (2007): 108-21. 

Otto, Jan Michiel. Sharia and National Law in Muslim Countries: Tensions and Opportunities for Dutch and EU Foreign Policy. Leiden: Amsterdam University Press, 2008.

Pew Research Center. Mapping the Global Muslim Population: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Muslim Population. Washington D.C., Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, 2009.

Shah, Niaz A. “War Crimes in the Armed Conflict in Pakistan.” Studies in Conflict Terrorism 33. no.4 (2010): 283-306.

Postconflict Justice & Islam

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Akhavan, Payam. “Reconciling Crimes Against Humanity with the Laws of War.” Journal of International Criminal Justice 6, no.1 (2008): 1-17.

Ali, Shaheen S. and Javaid Rehman. “Concept of Jihad in Islamic International Law.” Journal of Conflict and Security Law 10, no.3 (2005): 321-343.

Bassiouni, Cherif M. ”Postconflict Justice in Iraq: An Appraisal of the Iraq Special Tribunal.” Cornell International Law Journal 38(2005): 327-393.

Bassiouni, Cherif M. ”The New Wars and the Crisis of Compliance with the Law of Armed Conflict by Non-State Actors.” The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 98, no.3 (2008): 711-810.

Bassiouni, Cherif M. and Daniel Rothenberg. Facing Atrocity: The Importance of Guiding Principles on Postconflict Justice. Chicago: International Human Rights Law Institute, 2007.

Bassiouni, Cherif M. Fighting Impunity and Promoting International Justice. Siracusa: The International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences, 2009.

Bassiouni, Cherif M., and Daniel Rotheberg. “An Assessment of Justice Sector and Rule of Law Reform in Afghanistan and the Need for a Comprehensive Plan.” Paper based on the Research and Consultations of The International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences.

Baylis, Elena. “Tribunal Hopping with the Post-Conflict Justice Junkies.” Oregon Review of International Law 10 (2008): 361-390.

Baylouny, Anne Marie. “Seeking Other Sides: Nongame Simulations and Alternative Perspectives of Middle East Conflict.” Journal of Political Science Education 5, no.3 (2009): 214-232.

Bell, Christine, Colm Campbell and Fionualla Ni Aolain.“Justice Discourses in Transition.” Social and Legal Studies 13, no.3 (2004): 305-328.

Bell, Christine. “Transitional Justice, Interdisciplinarity and the State of the ‘Field’ or ‘Non-Field’.” The International Journal of Transitional Justice 3(2009): 5-27.

Bibas, Stephano and William Burke-White. “International Realism Meets Domestic-Criminal-Procedure Idealism.” Duke Law Journal 59, no.4 (2010): 637- 704.

Chesterman, Simon. “Rough Justice: Establishing the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Territories.” Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 20, no.1 (2005):  69-98.

Collier, Paul and Anke Coeffler and Mans Soderbom. “Post-Conflict Risks.” Journal of Peace Research 45, no.4 (2008): 461-478.

David, Roman and Susanne Y.P. Choi. “Getting Even or Getting Equal? Retributive Desires and Transitional Justice.” Political Psychology 30, no.2 (2009): 161-192.

De Grieff, Pablo and Roger Duthie, eds. Transitional Justice and Development: Making Connections. New York: Social Science Research Council, 2009.

Fadel, Mohammad H. “Public Reason as a Strategy for Principled Reconciliation: The Case of Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law.” Chicago Journal of International Law 8, no.1 (2008): 1-20.

Hassanien, Mohamed R. “International Law Fights Terrorism in the Muslim World: A Middle Eastern Perspective.” Denver Journal of International Law and Policy 36, no.2 (2008): 221-253.

Howse, Robert and Ruti Teitel. “Beyond Compliance: Rethinking why International Law Really Matters.” Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper Series, Research Paper No. 10-08, February 2010.

Johansen, Baber. “Apostasy as Objective and Depersonalized Fact: Two Recent Egyptian Court Judgments.” Social Research 70, no.3 (2003): 687-710.

Kelsay, John. “Just War, Jihad and the Study of Comparative Ethics.” Ethics and International Affairs 24, no.3 (2010): 227-238.

Krafess, Jamal. “The Influence of the Muslim Religion in Humanitarian Aid.” International Review of the Red Cross 87, no. 853 (2005): 327-342.

Lapalante, Lisa J. and Kelly Phenicie. “Mediating Post-Conflict Dialogue: The Media’s Role in Transitional Justice Processes.” Marquette Law Review 93, no.1 (2009): 251-284.

Laplante, Lisa J. “Outlawing Amnesty: The Return of Criminal Justice in Transitional Justice Schemes.” Virginia Journal of International Law 49, no. 4 (2009): 915-984.

Mayer, Ann Elizabeth. “Clashing Human Rights Priorities: How the United States and Muslim Countries Selectively Use Provisions of International Human Rights Law.” Satya Nilayam: Chennai Journal of Intercultural Philosophy 44, no.9 (2006): 44-77.

Mayer, Ann Elizabeth. “Not Taking Rights Seriously: Hallmarks of the Frivolous Human Rights ‘Critique’.” Working Paper in Progress.

Mayer, Ann Elizabeth. “Reconsidering the Human Rights Framework for Applying Islamic Criminal Law.” Working Paper.

Mayer, Ann Elizabeth. “The Islam and Human Rights Nexus: Shifting Dimensions.” Muslim World Journal of Human Rights 4, no.1 (2007): 1-27.

Mendelson, Sarah E. “Dusk or Dawn for the Human Rights Movement.The Washington Quarterly 32, no.2 (2009): 103-120.

Modirzadeh, Naz K. “Taking Islamic Law Seriously: INGOs and the Battle for Muslim Hearts and Minds.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 19 (2006): 191-233.

Modirzadeh, Naz K. “The Dark Sides of Convergence: A Pro-civilian Critique of Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict.” U.S. Naval War College International Law Studies Series 86 (2010): 349-410.

Munir, Muhammad. “Suicide Attacks and Islamic Law.” International Review of the Red Cross 90, no.869 (2008): 71-89.

Nwogu, Nneoma V. “When and Why it Started: Victim-centered Truth Commissions in the Context of Ethnicity Based Conflict.” The International Journal of Transitional Justice 4, no.2 (2010): 275-289.

Philpott, Daniel. “Religion, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: The State of Field.” SSRC Working Papers, October 17, 2007

Rodman, Kenneth A. “Darfur and the Limits of Legal Deterrence.” Human Rights Quarterly 30, no.3 (2008): 529-560.

Sending, Ole Jacob. Why Peacebuilders Fail to Secure Ownership and Be Sensitive to Context. Oslo: Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), 2009.

Shah, Niaz A. “Self-defence, Anticipatory Self-defence and Pre-emption: International Law’s Response to Terrorism.” Journal of Conflict and Security Law 12, no.1 (2007): 95-126.

Smock, David and Qamar-ul Huda. Islamic Peacemaking Since 9/11. Washington D.C.: United State Institute of Peace, 2009.

Stromseth, Jane. “Justice on the Ground: Can International Criminal Courts Strengthen Domestic Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Societies.” Hague Journal of the Rule of Law 1, no.1 (2009): 87-97.

Teitel, Ruti. “Transitional Justice Globalized.” International Justice of Transitional Justice 2 ((2008): 1-4.

Teitel, Ruti. “The Law and Politics of Contemporary Transitional Justice.” Cornell International Law Journal 38 (2005): 837-862.

Whitman, James Q. “Western Legal Imperalism: Thinking about the Deep Historical Roots.” Theoretical Inquiries in Law 10, no.2 (2009): 305-334.

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