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- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36
This 2004 book considers how proportionality and necessity operate as legal restraints on the forceful actions of States. 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...
International Humanitarian Law: Origins, Challenges, Prospects, International Humanitarian Law: ProspectsBRILL 2006; US$ 138.00
In three distinct volumes the editors bring together a distinguished group of contributors whose essays chart the history, practice, and future of international humanitarian law. At a time when the war crimes of recent decades are being examined in the International Criminal Tribunals for Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and a new International Criminal... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 151.00
This book is an evaluation of the international response to a major protracted humanitarian situation. As such, it is the first comprehensive account and assessment of the effectiveness of international law in dealing with Iraqi refugees during the regime of Saddam Hussein. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 481.00
The papers collected in this volume span a 35-year period of active involvement in the ?reaffirmation and development of international humanitarian law?. A process under that name started in 1971 and ended in 1977 with the adoption of two Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949, one for international and one for internal armed conflicts.... more...
- BRILL 2008; 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. On the contrary, before reaching such a conclusion, it is necessary to carefully analyze the conduct of... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 233.00
This is one of the first books to examine the need for protection of Human Rights in the field, survey the experiences of the different human rights and humanitarian organizations, and assess what works and what does not work. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72
An examination of the concept of non-international armed conflict in international humanitarian law, first published in 2009. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This book considers the increasing trend towards a ?culture of control? in democratic countries. The post-9/11 counter-terrorism laws in nations such as the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia provide a stark demonstration of this trend. These laws share a focus on the pre-emption of crime, restrictions on the right to liberty of non-suspects, limited... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
A noteworthy development in recent history has been the disappearance of formal declarations of war. Many Americans argue that the result of this development has been to abrogate the US Constitution, which delegates the authority to declare war to the Congress. This book examines the history of declaring war in the early modern era up to the time... more...