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- BRILL 2007; US$ 145.00
Developments in International Law and Policy: Political Violence and the International Community considers how the international community practice of responding to political violence has influenced the international law perspective. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Economic Sanctions are increasingly used as a legal, non-military technique of combating abusers of international peace. However it remains unclear how the success or failure of these sanctions is measured. This book examines the seldom-explored United Nations? economic sanctions deliberation process and exposes systematic problems in the measurement... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 15.00
The international community faces no more critical issue currently than how to protect people caught in new and large-scale humanitarian crises ? humanitarian intervention has been controversial both when it has happened, as in Kosovo, and when it has failed to happen, as in Rwanda. While there is general agreement internationally that we should not... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00
In his Millennium Report to the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Kofi Annan challenged the international community to address the real dilemmas posed by intervention and sovereignty. The independent International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) was established by the Canadian government in September 2000 to... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 17.95 US$ 14.36
Does the United States have the right to defend itself by striking first, or must it wait until an attack is in progress? Is the Bush Doctrine of aggressive preventive action a justified and legal recourse against threats posed by terrorists and rogue states? Tackling one of the most controversial policy issues of the post-September 11 world, Michael... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book explores the contentious topic of how collective and community issues should be protected and enforced in international law. Elena Katselli Proukaki takes a detailed look at the issue of third-State countermeasures, and considers the work the International Law Commission has done in this area. The volume addresses both the theory and practice... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 139.00
This book, one of the first attempts to span different legal areas in the growing field of the international law of humanitarian assistance, discusses the reality that international law on emergency response is scattered across legal fields and documents. more...
- Karnac Books 2002; US$ 44.95
Following the attacks of September 11th 2001, one of the resounding questions asked was "What would make anyone do such a thing?" The psychological mentality of the suicidal terrorist left a gaping hole in people's understanding. This essential volume represents a much-needed effort to collate and examine some of the material already at our disposal... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00
The question of humanitarian interventionīs legality remains unanswered to date. This book offers a new approach to the legality issue by combining legal theory and international law. With humanitarian intervention, hard choices still have to be made by the international lawgiver. more...