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  • The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Forceby Christian Henderson

    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...

  • The Goldstone Reportby Adam Horowitz; Lizzy Ratner; Philip Weiss; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Naomi Klein

    Nation Books 2011; US$ 18.95

    The controversial?and vital?report with new essays and expert analysis on the truth behind Israel?s incursion into Gaza and the atrocities committed by both sides. more...

  • Protecting Civilians During Violent Conflictby David Lovell; Igor Primoratz

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

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

  • The International Law of Occupationby Eyal Benvenisti

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 139.99

    The law of occupation imposes two types of obligations on an army that seizes control of enemy land during armed conflict: obligations to respect and protect the inhabitants and their rights, and an obligation to respect the sovereign rights of the ousted government. In theory, the occupant is expected to establish an effective and impartial administration,... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 139.99

    Displacement caused by climate change is an area of growing concern. With current rises in sea levels and changes to the global climate, it is an issue of fundamental importance to the future of many parts of the world.This book critically examines whether States have obligations to protect people displaced by climate change under international refugee... 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$ 140.00

    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...

  • The Law of Warby Ingrid Detter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 44.95

    The third edition of Ingrid Detter's authoritative work explores the changing legal context of modern warfare in light of events over the last decade. The new edition covers post 9/11 events and the resulting changes in the ethos of war. It analyses the role of military companies sometimes authorised by States to act in war-like situations and... more...

  • Ethics and the Laws of Warby Antony Lamb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    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...