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Inhumanity’s Law: Crimes against Humanity, RtoP, and South Sudan

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Inhumanity’s Law : Crimes against Humanity, RtoP, and South Sudan. / Waldorf, Lars Teilhet.

In: International Politics, Vol. 53, 01.2016, p. 49-66.

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Waldorf, LT 2016, 'Inhumanity’s Law: Crimes against Humanity, RtoP, and South Sudan', International Politics, vol. 53, pp. 49-66. https://doi.org/10.1057/ip.2015.37

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Waldorf, L. T. (2016). Inhumanity’s Law: Crimes against Humanity, RtoP, and South Sudan. International Politics, 53, 49-66. https://doi.org/10.1057/ip.2015.37

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Waldorf LT. Inhumanity’s Law: Crimes against Humanity, RtoP, and South Sudan. International Politics. 2016 Jan;53:49-66. https://doi.org/10.1057/ip.2015.37

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Waldorf, Lars Teilhet. / Inhumanity’s Law : Crimes against Humanity, RtoP, and South Sudan. In: International Politics. 2016 ; Vol. 53. pp. 49-66.

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