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- 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$ 43.00
This 2004 book considers how proportionality and necessity operate as legal restraints on the forceful actions of States. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 69.00
A 2007 commentary on Customary International Humanitarian Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005). more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 152.00
Death and destruction are unavoidable effects of war and combat situations. The fact that people have been killed or injured or property has been destroyed should not encourage anyone to rush to the conclusion that war crimes have been committed. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 233.00
Many shocking violations of human rights are taking place in conflicts, crises, and emergencies around the world. This book examines the need for protection in the field, surveys the experiences of the different human rights and humanitarian organizations, and assesses what works and what does not work. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 285.00
Presents a collection of an integrated body of essays that provide a comprehensive range of viewpoints on how international legal and political mechanisms can address the catastrophic consequences of deadly conflict in the modern world. more...