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  • Civilian or Combatant?by Anicee Van Engeland

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 94.99

    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$ 54.95

    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

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2014; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • Die Prekarisierungsgesellschaftby Oliver Marchart

    transcript 2014; US$ 22.70

    Gesellschaft erscheint uns heute im flackernden Licht der Verunsicherung. Nicht erst seit der Finanzkrise erweisen sich stabil geglaubte Arbeits- und Lebensverhältnisse als prekär. Der Autor stellt die wichtigsten ökonomischen und soziologischen Theorien der Prekarisierung vor und zeigt: Prekarität hat die Gesellschaft in ihrer Gesamtheit erfasst.... more...

  • Rules of Riotby James E. Bond

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 37.95

    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...

  • Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law 2013by Terry D. Gill; Robin Geiß; Robert Heinsch; Tim McCormack; Christophe Paulussen; Jessica Dorsey

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume contains several articles on the topic ?Detention in non-international armed conflict?, including the Copenhagen Process, and moreover features contributions on autonomous weapons systems, Apartheid and the second Turkel Report. It also contains an elaborate Year in Review and a special section on the high-level Boundaries of the Battlefield... more...

  • Die Allokation von Lebenschancenby Nicolas Rücker

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 55.54

    Immer wieder muss der Staat Situationen auflösen, in denen "Leben gegen Leben" steht. An den Beispielen des Abschusses von Passagierflugzeugen und der Organverteilung entwickelt die Arbeit allgemeingültige grundrechtliche Vorgaben für die Verteilung von Lebenschancen in derartigen Konfliktsituationen. more...

  • International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policyby Matthew Saul; James A. Sweeney

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The trend for international engagement in post-conflict reconstruction has produced a host of best-practice postulates on topics such as local involvement in decision-making, accountability for past atrocities, sensitivity to context, and the construction of democratic institutions of governance. International law has potential relevance for many... 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...