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- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 70.20
The international protection regime for refugees and other forced migrants seems increasingly at risk as measures designed to enhance securityof borders, of people, of institutions, and of national identityencroach upon human rights. This timely edited collection responds to some of the contemporary challenges faced by the international... more...
The Use of Nuclear Weapons and the Protection of the Environment during International Armed ConflictHart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 102.60
In 1996, the International Court of Justice delivered an Advisory Opinion on the legality of the use of nuclear weapons in which the Court stated that 'while the existing international law relating to the protection and safeguarding of the environment does not specifically prohibit the use of nuclear weapons it indicates important environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
This book seeks to demonstrate how rules not only guide a variety of practices within international politics but also contribute to the chaos and tension on the part of agents in light of the structures they sustain. Four central themes- practice, legitimacy, regulation, and responsibility- reflect different dimensions of a rule governed political... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00
This book is about the UN's role in housing, land, and property rights in countries after violent conflict. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
This ground-breaking study examines the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians. R. Charli Carpenter argues that to understand the way in which laws of war are implemented and promoted in international society we must first understand how gender ideas affect and ultimately undermine the principle... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 38.00
This 2009 volume of essays investigates the many roles international law can play in rehabilitating societies after conflict. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Modern war is law pursued by other means. Once a bit player in military conflict, law now shapes the institutional, logistical, and physical landscape of war. At the same time, law has become a political and ethical vocabulary for marking legitimate power and justifiable death. As a result, the battlespace is as legally regulated as the rest of modern... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 179.00
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...