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- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99
An internationally-recognized authority on constitutional law, national security law, and counterterrorism, William C. Banks believes changing patterns of global conflict are forcing a reexamination of the traditional laws of war. The Hague Rules, the customary laws of war, and the post-1949 law of armed conflict no longer account for nonstate groups... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This book provides a study of the war by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to create a separate state in Sri Lanka. It examines the ways in which this war should, in principle, have invoked ?Responsibility to Protect? principles, as well as the political, legal and practical problems involved and, ultimately, why the international community... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Beyond Restitution explores how the protection of housing and property rights can contribute to durable solutions to displacement. The focus of most of the international community?s recent protection efforts has been on returning displaced persons to their homes following armed conflict.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 139.99
The law of occupation imposes two types of obligations on an army that seizes control of enemy land during armed conflict: obligations to respect and protect the inhabitants and their rights, and an obligation to respect the sovereign rights of the ousted government. In theory, the occupant is expected to establish an effective and impartial administration,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 139.99
Displacement caused by climate change is an area of growing concern. With current rises in sea levels and changes to the global climate, it is an issue of fundamental importance to the future of many parts of the world.This book critically examines whether States have obligations to protect people displaced by climate change under international refugee... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
The 1999 conflict in Kosovo is seen as being as significant for international affairs as the pulling down of the Berlin Wall, because of the centrality of human rights in the build-up, conduct and aftermath of the war. This volume is an attempt to explore this human rights tragedy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for "hearts and minds" have been unleashed. Human rights analyses of the counter-terrorism measures implemented in the aftermath of 11 September 2001 have assumed that men suffer the most?both numerically... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 44.95
The third edition of Ingrid Detter's authoritative work explores the changing legal context of modern warfare in light of events over the last decade. The new edition covers post 9/11 events and the resulting changes in the ethos of war. It analyses the role of military companies sometimes authorised by States to act in war-like situations and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 75.95
The Human Rights Act 1998 was fully implemented in October 2000,and since then it has become clear how fundamentally the Act will challenge all aspects of our legal system. As Sir Stephen Sedley said in his 2000 Eldon lecture: the courts are going to be dependent as never before on the advocates who come before them for knowledgeable and balanced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95
"Collateral damage" is a military term for the inadvertent casualties and destruction inflicted on civilians in the course of military operations. In Collateral Damage: Americans, Noncombatant Immunity, and Atrocity after World War II , Sahr Conway-Lanz chronicles the history of America's attempt to reconcile the ideal of sparing civilians with the... more...