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- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 48.00
The definitive textbook on the law of international armed conflict. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Since the UN Charter came into effect in 1945, there have been numerous incidents in which one or more of the five major powers (at least arguably) violated the Charter's Article 2(4) prohibition of force. Such incidents notwithstanding, this book demonstrates how the Charter restrains the major powers' military actions. As an instrument of international... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 237.00
International law and armed conflict exist in a symbiotic relationship. In some cases, law shapes conflict proactively by imposing normative limits in advance of the appearance of proscribed conduct. Much more commonly, armed conflict either reveals lacunae in the law or demonstrates how law designed for yesterday?s wars falls short when applied to... more...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 56.00
Eminent jurists, professional legal organizations, and human rights monitors in this country and around the world have declared that President George W. Bush may be prosecuted as a war criminal when he leaves office for his overt and systematic violations of such international law as the Geneva and Hague Conventions and such US law as the War Crimes... more...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 2011; US$ 162.91
This collection of Professor Michael N. Schmitt's essays examine the complexity between warfare and law. The text seeks to pinpoint where the two diverge, as the divergence can be accommodated through contextual interpretation of the law. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 13.69
Als entscheidendes konstituierendes Merkmal moderner demokratischer Gesellschaften haben Konzepte von Zivilgesellschaft und zivilgesellschaftliches Handeln eine hohe praktisch-politische und wissenschaftstheoretische Bedeutung für die Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und die Stabilisierung von Nachkriegsgesellschaften. Gülcan Akkaya untersucht am Beispiel... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 4.99
The author argues that Israel stands on the frontlines of a new struggle over the international laws of war and exposes abuses of law that have been promulgated by international human rights lawyers, UN bodies, and intellectuals to illegitimately circumscribe the right of liberal democracies to defend themselves against transnational terrorists. The Goldstone... 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...