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- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 50.00
How do international human rights and humanitarian law protect vulnerable individuals during peace and war? Provost analyses systemic similarities and differences between the two to examine how they are each built to achieve their similar goal. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 70.00
Millions of people are today forced to flee persecution. This book examines key challenges the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees faces, on the basis of nine papers by eminent international refugee lawyers, which were then discussed at an expert roundtable meeting in 2001 as part of UNHCR's Global Consultations on International Protection. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 41.40
This work considers the principal international law and international order issues involved in the War Against Terrorism and in the War on Iraq in 2003. Specific attention is given to the application of international humanitarian and international human rights law in the wars. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 37.00
NATO's bombing of Yugoslavia was justified. NATO violated the United Nations Charter - but nations have used armed force so often that the ban on non-defensive use of force has been cast into doubt. Dangerous cracks in the international legal order have surfaced - widened, ironically, by the UN Security Council itself, which has ridden roughshod over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Observes how the growth of the political authority of the Council challenges the basic idea that states have legal autonomy over their domestic affairs. The individual essays survey the implications that flow from these developments in the crucial policy areas of: terrorism; economic sanctions; the prosecution of war crimes; human rights; humanitarian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
This book seeks to demonstrate how rules not only guide a variety of practices within international politics but also contribute to the chaos and tension on the part of agents in light of the structures they sustain. Four central themes- practice, legitimacy, regulation, and responsibility- reflect different dimensions of a rule governed political... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 70.20
The international protection regime for refugees and other forced migrants seems increasingly at risk as measures designed to enhance securityof borders, of people, of institutions, and of national identityencroach upon human rights. This timely edited collection responds to some of the contemporary challenges faced by the international... more...
The Use of Nuclear Weapons and the Protection of the Environment during International Armed ConflictHart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 102.60
In 1996, the International Court of Justice delivered an Advisory Opinion on the legality of the use of nuclear weapons in which the Court stated that 'while the existing international law relating to the protection and safeguarding of the environment does not specifically prohibit the use of nuclear weapons it indicates important environmental... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 462.00
International Peacekeeping is devoted to reporting upon and analyzing international peacekeeping with an emphasis upon legal and policy issues, but is not limited to these issues. Topics include inter alia peacekeeping, peace, war, conflict resolution, diplomacy, international law, international security, humanitarian relief, humanitarian law, and... more...