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  • Politics and the Pastby John Torpey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 43.99

    Offering a nuanced, historically grounded, and critical perspective, this book presents a multidisciplinary exploration of the growing public controversy over reparations for historical injustices. more...

  • Atiyah's Introduction to the Law of Contractby Stephen A. Smith; P.S. Atiyah

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This sixth edition, updated by Stephen Smith, continues to provide readers with an introduction to the theories, policies, and ideas that underlie the law, placing an equal emphasis on the law and critical analysis. In particular, the discussion of recent cases and legislation is centred on why contract law is the way it is, whether it can be justified,... more...

  • The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Lawby Françoise Bouchet-Saulnier; Laura Brav; Camille Michel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 89.99

    Now in a comprehensively updated edition, this indispensable handbook analyzes how international humanitarian law has evolved in the face of immense new challenges to international peace and human security. The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law provides the precise meaning and content for over 200 terms such as terrorism , refugee ,... more...

  • The War Crime of Child Soldier Recruitmentby Julie McBride

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 94.71

    This book examines the development of the crime of recruiting, conscripting or using children for participation in armed conflict. It includes a critical discussion of the very first International Criminal Court  trial and judgment. more...

  • Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commissionby Cymie Payne; Peter Sand

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 169.99 US$ 146.19

    In Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability, experts who held leadership positions with the UNCC draw on their experience with the institution and provide a comprehensive view of the United Nations Compensation Comission and its work in the aftermath of the Gulf War. more...

  • Civilian or Combatant?by Anicee Van Engeland

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    In Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century , Anicée Van Engeland analyzes claims that international humanitarian law has been stretched to the extremes and cannot respond to the major challenges that the world faces, in particular, when it comes to the distinction between civilians and combatants. Van Engeland responds to these claims... more...

  • Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanityby Jo-Anne M. Wemmers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes against humanity constitute an attack on human dignity and as such they violate the human rights of the victim, as well as the laws of humanity.... more...

  • Applying International Humanitarian Law in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodiesby Derek Jinks; Jackson N. Maogoto; Solon Solomon

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2014; US$ 119.75

    The work analyzes the impact and implementation of international humanitarian law in judicial and quasi judicial bodies. Moreover, acknowledging the high impact domestic jurisdictions have in the configuration of international law, the book does not rest only in an analysis of the international jurisprudence, but delves also into the question of how... more...

  • International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistanby Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    While conventional warfare has an established body of legal precedence, the legality of drone strikes by the United States in Pakistan and elsewhere remains ambiguous. This book explores the legal and political issues surrounding the use of drones in Pakistan. Drawing from international treaty law, customary international law, and statistical data... more...

  • Technology and the Law on the Use of Forceby Jackson Maogoto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As governmental and non-governmental operations become progressively supported by vast automated systems and electronic data flows, attacks of government information infrastructure, operations and processes pose a serious threat to economic and military interests. In 2007 Estonia suffered a month long cyber assault to its digital infrastructure, described... more...