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  • Inside Australia's Anti-Terrorism Laws and Trialsby Andrew Lynch; George Williams; Nicola McGarrity

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 12.99

    Over ten years after Australia’s first national laws were enacted to combat the threat of terrorism, yet more anti-terrorism laws were passed in the Australian Parliament in late 2014. The first laws were often introduced in great haste and were stunning in scope and number. The latest laws are similarly extensive and controversial. Yet again,... more...

  • Writings on Warby Carl Schmitt

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95

    Writings on War collects three of Carl Schmitt's most important and controversial texts, here appearing in English for the first time: The Turn to the Discriminating Concept of War , The Großraum Order of International Law , and The International Crime of the War of Aggression and the Principle "Nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege" . Written... more...

  • The Concept of the Civilianby Claire Garbett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice offers a critical account of the legal shaping of civilian identities by the processes of international criminal justice. It draws on a detailed case-study of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to explore two key... more...

  • International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistanby Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    While conventional warfare has an established body of legal precedence, the legality of drone strikes by the United States in Pakistan and elsewhere remains ambiguous. This book explores the legal and political issues surrounding the use of drones in Pakistan. Drawing from international treaty law, customary international law, and statistical data... more...

  • Technology and the Law on the Use of Forceby Jackson Maogoto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    As governmental and non-governmental operations become progressively supported by vast automated systems and electronic data flows, attacks of government information infrastructure, operations and processes pose a serious threat to economic and military interests. In 2007 Estonia suffered a month long cyber assault to its digital infrastructure, described... more...

  • Refugee Protection and the Role of Lawby Susan Kneebone; Dallal Stevens; Loretta Baldassar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanityby Jo-Anne M. Wemmers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes against humanity constitute an attack on human dignity and as such they violate the human rights of the victim, as well as the laws of humanity.... more...

  • Die Prekarisierungsgesellschaftby Oliver Marchart

    transcript 2014; US$ 22.75

    Gesellschaft erscheint uns heute im flackernden Licht der Verunsicherung. Nicht erst seit der Finanzkrise erweisen sich stabil geglaubte Arbeits- und Lebensverhńltnisse als prekńr. Der Autor stellt die wichtigsten ÷konomischen und soziologischen Theorien der Prekarisierung vor und zeigt: Prekaritńt hat die Gesellschaft in ihrer Gesamtheit erfasst.... more...

  • Applying International Humanitarian Law in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodiesby Derek Jinks; Jackson N. Maogoto; Solon Solomon

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The work analyzes the impact and implementation of international humanitarian law in judicial and quasi judicial bodies. Moreover, acknowledging the high impact domestic jurisdictions have in the configuration of international law, the book does not rest only in an analysis of the international jurisprudence, but delves also into the question of how... more...

  • The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Lawby Franšoise Bouchet-Saulnier; Laura Brav; Camille Michel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 79.99

    Now in a comprehensively updated edition, this indispensable handbook analyzes how international humanitarian law has evolved in the face of immense new challenges to international peace and human security. The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law provides the precise meaning and content for over 200 terms such as terrorism , refugee... more...