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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95
The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force provides a comprehensive, dispassionate empirical analysis and assessment of the discernible impact that the US has had upon the jus ad bellum in the post-Cold War era. It offers a much needed examination of one of the most controversial issues of international law in recent times and will be of key interest... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
Eloquently combining theory and practice, leading scholars from the fields of political science, law and philosophy have been brought together to provide an essential overview of some of the major ethical, legal and political issues with regard to protecting civilians caught up in modern inter- and intra-state conflicts. In doing so, they examine what... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
This book is about the issues and challenges facing the implementation of the Responsibility To Protect principle in the case of Sri Lanka, where the Tamil Tigers have been fighting to create a separate state. more...