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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
This book focuses on the impact of the extraordinary counter-terrorism laws outside the immediacy of the counter-terrorism context. The book draws together practitioners and academics in the areas of public and criminal law to consider the wider effects counter-terrorism law is having on public institutions within democracies. more...
Heutige bewaffnete Konflikte als Herausforderungen an das humanitäre Völkerrecht: 20 Jahre Institut für Friedenssicherungsrecht und humanitäres Völkerrecht - 60 Jahre Genfer Abkommen (German Edition)Springer 2010; US$ 89.95
Das humanitäre Völkerrecht geht auf Regeln zurück, die zu Beginn des letzten Jahrhunderts entstanden und sich vorrangig auf den zwischenstaatlichen Krieg beziehen. Diese Regeln wurden in den Genfer Konventionen von 1949 kodifiziert. Aus Anlass des 60sten Jahrestages dieser Konventionen wird aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln in dem Sammelband die Frage... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
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...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00
Read free excerpts from the book at http://www.theguantanamolawyers.com and explore the complete archive of narratives at http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo. Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the United States imprisoned more than seven hundred and fifty men at its naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. These men, ranging from teenage boys to... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 88.99
Atiyah's Introduction to the Law of Contract is a well-known text through which thousands of university students have first encountered the law of contract, and the new edition has long been eagerly awaited by university teachers and students. This sixth edition, updated by Stephen Smith, continues to provide readers with an introduction to the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 84.99
In Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century, Anicee Van Engeland describes how the practice and evolution of warfare have turned international humanitarian law into an enigmatic law that is complex to understand, interpret, and enforce. Van Engeland identifies the challenges that advocates of international humanitarian law face, which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed around two themes which go to the core of contemporary... more...