Select Publications

Book Chapters

Neilsen RS; Campbell T, 2017, 'An overview of political approaches to human rights', in Campbell T; Bourne K (ed.), Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights, Routledge, London

Neilsen RS, 2015, ''Dents in the Soul?'', in Frame (ed.), Moral Injury and Unseen Wounds

Neilsen RS, 2015, 'Perfidy and Means mala in se', in Baker (ed.), Key Concepts in Military Ethics

Journal articles

Heinze EA; Neilsen R, 2020, 'Limited Force and the Return of Reprisals in the Law of Armed Conflict', Ethics and International Affairs, vol. 34, pp. 175 - 188,

Williams T; Neilsen R, 2019, '“They will rot the society, rot the party, and rot the army”*: Toxification as an ideology and motivation for perpetrating violence in the Khmer Rouge genocide?', Terrorism and Political Violence, vol. 31, pp. 494 - 515,

Neilsen RS, 2015, '‘Toxification’ as a more precise early warning sign for genocide than dehumanization? An emerging research agenda', Genocide Studies and Prevention, vol. 9, pp. 83 - 95,

Neilsen R, 2015, ''Toxification' as a More Precise Early Warning Sign for Genocide Than Dehumanization? An Emerging Research Agenda', Genocide Studies and Prevention, vol. 9, pp. 83 - 95,


Neilsen RS; Macdonald A; Smith H; Frame T, 2016, Moral Injury: From Theory to Practice, Centre of Defence Leadership and Ethics, Australian Defence College


Neilsen R, 2016, Book Review: The Structural Prevention of Mass Atrocities: Understanding Risk and Resilience, International Association of Genocide Scholars,

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