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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 169.00
Recent armed conflicts, whether international or non-international in character, are in many respects characterized by a variety of asymmetries. These asymmetries may be overstressed, sometime even abused, and ultimately virtually meaningless. Still, either as such or in conjunction with other developments, they seem to challenge the law of armed... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00
Brings together a distinguished group of contributors whose essays chart the history, practice, and future of international humanitarian law. This work helps to inform where humanitarian law had its origins, how it has been shaped by world events, and why it can be employed to serve the future. 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...
- BRILL 2007; 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. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 233.00
Many shocking violations of human rights are taking place in conflicts, crises, and emergencies around the world. This book examines the need for protection in the field, surveys the experiences of the different human rights and humanitarian organizations, and assesses what works and what does not work. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 96.00
An examination of the concept of non-international armed conflict in international humanitarian law, first published in 2009. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 89.95
Aus Anlass des 60sten Jahrestages der Genfer Konventionen wird aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln in dem Sammelband die Frage untersucht, ob diese Normen noch auf heutige Konflikte anwendbar sind und in wieweit sie einer Weiterentwicklung bedürfen. So wird am Beispiel des Irak hinterfragt, ob das klassische Recht der Okkupation noch anwendbar ist, ob es... 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...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 79.00
Recent controversies surrounding the war on terror and American intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought rule of law rhetoric to a fevered pitch. While President Obama has repeatedly emphasized his Administrations commitment to transparency and the rule of law, nowhere has this resolve been so quickly and severely tested than with the... more...