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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 87.99

    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...

  • Civilian or Combatant?by Anicee Van Engeland

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 94.99

    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...

  • The United Nations and Collective Securityby Gary Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Targeted Killing in International Lawby Nils Melzer

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Interventionen Revisitedby Bernhard Rinke; Christiane Lammers; Reinhard Meyers; Georg Simonis

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Applying International Humanitarian Law in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodiesby

    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...

  • Civil War Interventions and Their Benefitsby Isaac M. Castellano

    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...

  • Die Prekarisierungsgesellschaftby Oliver Marchart

    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...

  • Rules of Riotby James E. Bond

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 37.95

    Riots, insurrections, guerrilla movements, civil wars?all forms of internal conflict are increasing throughout the world. The conditions that breed domestic violence in the Third World persist, and events in Ulster and Quebec have shown that more advanced industrial countries are not immune from civil disorder. The subject of James E. Bond's book?how... more...