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  • 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...

  • 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 , Anic?e 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$ 123.54

    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...

  • The Concept of the Civilianby Claire Garbett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice offers a critical account of the legal shaping of civilian identities by the processes of international criminal justice. It draws on a detailed case-study of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to explore two key... more...

  • Rules of Riotby James E. Bond

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 41.95 US$ 33.56

    Riots, insurrections, guerrilla movements, civil wars?all forms of internal conflict are increasing throughout the world. The conditions that breed domestic violence in the Third World persist, and events in Ulster and Quebec have shown that more advanced industrial countries are not immune from civil disorder. The subject of James E. Bond's book?how... more...

  • Repatriierungby Rolando Rossi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 9.99

    Rolando Rossi liefert die Kernformationen über die logistischen und medizinischen Erfordernisse, die Möglichkeiten und die Grenzen der Repatriierung. Er beantwortet Fragen nach Organisationskonzepten für boden- und luftgebundene Patiententransporte und schildert den praktischen Ablauf der Überwachung und Behandlung von der Übernahme bis zur Übergabe... more...