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  • Civilian or Combatant?by Anicee Van Engeland

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Politics and the Pastby John Torpey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 36.99

    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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 79.99

    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...

  • Unlawful Attacks in Combat Situationsby Hector Olasolo

    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...

  • Human Rights Protection in the Fieldby Bertrand G. Ramcharan

    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...

  • The Challenge of Conflictby Judith Gardam; Ustinia Dolgopol

    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 Lawby William V. Dunlap; R.John Pritchard; John Carey

    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...

  • The Politics of Military Occupationby Peter M. R. Stirk

    Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 112.00

    Military occupation is a recurrent feature of modern international politics and yet has received little attention from political scientists. This book sets out to remedy this neglect, offering:*an account of military occupation as a form of government*an assessment of key trends in the development of military occupations over the last two centuries*an... more...

  • Freedom from Past Injusticesby Nahshon Perez

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 104.00

    Should contemporary citizens provide material redress to right past wrongs?. There is a widespread belief that contemporary citizens should take responsibility for rectifying past wrongs. Nahshon Perez challenges this view, questioning attempts to aggregate dead wrongdoers with living people, and examining ideas of intergenerational collective responsibility... more...