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  • Killing in a Gray Area between Humanitarian Law and Human Rightsby Jan Römer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 159.84

    Armed forces can be confronted with the problem of correctly classifying a targeted group as one that is or is not party to an armed conflict. In particular, this happens in a context of a high level of violence where a non-international armed conflict is (likely) occurring at the same time, such as in Iraq, Afghanistan, Brazil or Mexico. The difficulty... more...

  • New Battlefields/Old Lawsby William C. Banks

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 35.99

    An internationally-recognized authority on constitutional law, national security law, and counterterrorism, William C. Banks believes changing patterns of global conflict are forcing a reexamination of the traditional laws of war. The Hague Rules, the customary laws of war, and the post-1949 law of armed conflict no longer account for nonstate groups... more...

  • Sri Lanka and the Responsibility to Protectby Damien Kingsbury

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book provides a study of the war by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to create a separate state in Sri Lanka. It examines the ways in which this war should, in principle, have invoked ?Responsibility to Protect? principles, as well as the political, legal and practical problems involved and, ultimately, why the international community... more...

  • Post 9/11 and the State of Permanent Legal Emergencyby Aniceto Masferrer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 191.81

    The volume explores the response of democratic nation-states to the problems of terrorism and counter-terrorism within the framework of the Rule of Law. One of the primary subjects of study is the ways in which the interests of the state are balanced or not with the liberty and freedom of the citizens of the state. more...

  • The International Law of Occupationby Eyal Benvenisti

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 44.99 US$ 40.49

    This is the long-awaited second edition of a landmark book on the law of occupation. Covering developments since 1992, including the case of Iraq and recent developments in the Middle East, this book will include new chapters on the historical evolution of the concept of occupation, collective occupations, and ending occupations. more...

  • The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Personsby Anneke Smit

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Lawby Jane McAdam

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 48.99 US$ 44.09

    This is a key study into whether 'climate change refugees' are protected by international law. It examines the reasons why people do or do not move; how far climate change is a trigger for movement; and whether traditional international responses, such as creating new treaties and new institutions, are appropriate solutions in this context. more...

  • The Kosovo Tragedyby Ken Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    The 1999 conflict in Kosovo is seen as being as significant for international affairs as the pulling down of the Berlin Wall, because of the centrality of human rights in the build-up, conduct and aftermath of the war. This volume is an attempt to explore this human rights tragedy. more...

  • Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorismby Margaret L. Satterthwaite; Jayne Huckerby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for "hearts and minds" have been unleashed. Human rights analyses of the counter-terrorism measures implemented in the aftermath of 11 September 2001 have assumed that men suffer the most?both numerically... more...

  • Ethics and the Laws of Warby Antony Lamb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book is an examination of the permissions, prohibitions and obligations found in just war theory, and the moral grounds for laws concerning war. Pronouncing an action or course of actions to be prohibited, permitted or obligatory by just war theory does not thereby establish the moral grounds of that prohibition, permission or obligation; nor... more...