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The Politics of Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court: Legacies and Legitimacy

Louise Chappell


This book provides a review of the implementation of the Rome Statute’s groundbreaking gender justice mandate during the Court’s first decade in operation. Applying an innovative feminist institutionalist framework, the book demonstrates that many of the hard-won gains of gender justice advocates at the 1998 Rome Conference to include gender-just representation, recognition, and redistribution provisions in the Court’s statute have been difficult to embed in practice. While there have been significant advances in some areas, such as the representation of women in the judiciary, the Court’s poo ... More

Keywords: gender justice, International Criminal Court, Rome Statute, legitimacy, feminist institutionalism, gender legacies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199927890
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927890.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Louise Chappell, author
Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow, School of Social Sciences and International Studies, University of New South Wales