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- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 84.99
In Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century, Anicee Van Engeland describes how the practice and evolution of warfare have turned international humanitarian law into an enigmatic law that is complex to understand, interpret, and enforce. Van Engeland identifies the challenges that advocates of international humanitarian law face, which... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 59.99
A comprehensive analysis into the lawfulness of state-sponsored targeted killings under international human rights and humanitarian law, this book examines treaties, custom and general principles of law to determine the normative paradigms which govern the intentional use of lethal force against selected individuals in law enforcement and the conduct... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 39.99
?Auch die mit humanitaren Zielen begrundeten Interventionen der jungsten Vergangenheit haben die Vorbehalte nicht beseitigen konnen, die in der Friedensforschung gegen gewaltsame Interventionen in Drittstaaten bestehen. Vor dem Hintergrund einer großeren Interdependenz in einer globalisierten Welt, in der Regierungen universellen Normen unterliegen,... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Castellano argues that indirect interventions by external states into civil wars are the product of elite control over security making and that those interventions return few public goods to the general public they represent. more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 21.63
Gesellschaft erscheint uns heute im flackernden Licht der Verunsicherung. Nicht erst seit der Finanzkrise erweisen sich stabil geglaubte Arbeits- und Lebensverhältnisse als prekär. Der Autor stellt die wichtigsten ökonomischen und soziologischen Theorien der Prekarisierung vor und zeigt: Prekarität hat die Gesellschaft in ihrer Gesamtheit erfasst.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Despite recent attempts by scholars to examine the absolute prohibition of threats of force under Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, threats remain a largely un-chartered area in international law when compared with actual uses of force. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach and utilising strategic literature and international relations theory, this... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The role of the United Nations in collective security has been evolving since its inception in 1945. This book explores collective security as practiced within the legal framework provided by the United Nations Charter, with a particular focus upon activity undertaken under the auspices of the UN Security Council, the body conferred by the Charter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 260.00
There is no doubt that international law was of major importance during the Gulf conflict of 1990-91. Military and other actions were repeatedly justified through reference to international law, and disputes about interpretation were frequent. This book provides a definitive legal analysis of the conflict, with reference both to international and... 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...