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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 94.99
In Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century , Anic?e Van Engeland analyzes claims that international humanitarian law has been stretched to the extremes and cannot respond to the major challenges that the world faces, in particular, when it comes to the distinction between civilians and combatants. Van Engeland responds to these claims... more...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 129.00
This book examines the development of the crime of recruiting, conscripting or using children for participation in armed conflict. It includes a critical discussion of the very first International Criminal Court trial and judgment. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
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 2014; US$ 44.95
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available
Auch die mit humanitären Zielen begründeten Interventionen der jüngsten Vergangenheit haben die Vorbehalte nicht beseitigen können, die in der Friedensforschung gegen gewaltsame Interventionen in Drittstaaten bestehen. Vor dem Hintergrund einer größeren Interdependenz in einer globalisierten Welt, in der Regierungen universellen Normen unterliegen,... more...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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$ 22.70
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...