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- 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...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 179.00
This book is written in memory of Avril McDonald, who passed away in April 2010. Avril was an inspired and passionate scholar in the fields of international humanitarian law, international criminal law, human rights law and law in the field of arms control and disarmament. What in particular made Avril?s work special, was her strong commitment with... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
This innovative Research Handbook brings together leading international law scholars from around the world to discuss and highlight the contemporary debate regarding issues of conflict prevention and the legality of resorting to the use of armed force through to those arising during an armed conflict and in the in the phase between conflict and peace.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 69.99 US$ 60.19
This book deals with atrocities that are committed against people who cannot defend themselves: torture, murder, enforced disappearance. It also deals with similar practices such as corporal punishment and the death penalty. It incorporates a lot of new material including treaties and case law from international and national courts. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49
This book examines the legality of the use of force by states against individuals and non-state groups located beyond its borders, in light of applicable international law. The issues discussed include force used in the 'war on terror', pre-emptive self defence, and targeted killings of individuals. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69
One million people in the UK alone demonstrated against the 2003 invasion of Iraq. A crucial element of the opposition to the war was the lack of a clear legal basis. This is the first book to analyze the lawfulness of the use of force against Iraq on the basis of formerly classified material made public by the official UK inquiry into the war. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69
In Humanitarian Law in Action within Africa , Jennifer Moore studies the role and application of humanitarian law by considering the experiences of African countries that are emerging from civil wars. Moore first offers an overview of international law, including its essential vocabulary, and then describes four particular subfields of international... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 139.00
Seit dem 11. September 2001 ist die Welt nicht mehr so, wie sie vorher war. Dass heute von der "Rückkehr der Folter" gesprochen wird, wäre noch ganz zu Beginn des neuen Jahrtausends unvorstellbar gewesen, ebenso wie die Rede von einem "Krieg gegen den Terror". Angesichts der neuen Bedrohungen durch den Terrorismus finden sich Stimmen in Politik, Gesellschaft... more...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 129.00
This book is devoted to the study of laws governing armed conflict. It provides a truly international forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic articles exploring key issues in international humanitarian law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed around two themes which go to the core of contemporary... more...