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  • Civilian or Combatant?by Anicee Van Engeland

    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...

  • The United Nations and Collective Securityby Gary Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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. Offering a comprehensive analysis it considers the full range of measures which can be utilised by the UN in the performance of its collective... more...

  • Targeted Killing in International Lawby Nils Melzer

    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...

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

    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...

  • International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistanby Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • Technology and the Law on the Use of Forceby Jackson Maogoto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • 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$ 22.75

    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...

  • The Concept of the Civilianby Claire Garbett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice offers a critical account of the legal shaping of civilian identities by the processes of international criminal justice. It draws on a detailed case-study of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to explore two key... more...