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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 50.00
Internally displaced persons have been forced to leave their homes because of war and human rights abuses, but have not left their country. This has major consequences in terms of the protection available to them. This book aims to offer an overview of this important humanitarian and human rights challenge. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 65.00
The acts of lawlessness committed on September 11 were followed by a 'war on terror'. This book sets out the essential features of the international legal framework against which the 9/11 attacks and the lawfulness of measures taken in response thereto fall to be assessed. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00
A companion volume to the author's seminal textbook War, Aggression and Self-Defence, Third Edition, Cambridge (2001), this book focuses on issues arising in the course of hostilities between States, with an emphasis on the most recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 260.00
There is no doubt that international law was of major importance during the Gulf conflict of 1990-91. Military and other actions were repeatedly justified through reference to international law, and disputes about interpretation were frequent. This book provides a definitive legal analysis of the conflict, with reference both to international and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 42.00
Against the background of recent armed conflicts under the United Nations Charter, this book considers how the requirements of proportionality and necessity operate as legal restraints on the forceful actions of States. It also examines the relationship between proportionality in the law on the use of force and international humanitarian law. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 66.00
A commentary on Customary International Humanitarian Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005). more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.99
Recent armed conflicts, whether international or non-international in character, are in many respects characterized by a variety of asymmetries. These asymmetries may be overstressed, sometime even abused, and ultimately virtually meaningless. Still, either as such or in conjunction with other developments, they seem to challenge the law of armed conflicts... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 84.60
Aims to evaluate human security as a concept that could be used in the analysis of international law, and to determine what insights about a human security approach might be gained by considering it from the perspective of international law. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 59.40
This book provides a modern and basic introduction to a branch of international law constantly gaining in importance in international life, namely international humanitarian law (the law of armed conflict). It is constructed in a way suitable for self-study. The subject-matters are discussed in self-contained chapters, allowing each to be studied independently... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 61.20
The decision by the US and UK governments to use military force against Iraq in 2003 and the subsequent occupation and administration of that State, has brought into sharp focus fundamental fault lines in international law. The decision to invade, the conduct of the war and occupation and the mechanisms used to administer the country all challenge... more...