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- Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 48.00
This book is a companion volume to the author's seminal textbook War, Aggression and Self-Defence, Third Edition, Cambridge (2001). more...
- International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 15.00
The international community faces no more critical issue currently than how to protect people caught in new and large-scale humanitarian crises ? humanitarian intervention has been controversial both when it has happened, as in Kosovo, and when it has failed to happen, as in Rwanda. While there is general agreement internationally that we should not... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00
In his Millennium Report to the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Kofi Annan challenged the international community to address the real dilemmas posed by intervention and sovereignty. The independent International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) was established by the Canadian government in September 2000 to... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00
This 2004 book considers how proportionality and necessity operate as legal restraints on the forceful actions of States. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 179.00
Recent armed conflicts, whether international or non-international in character, are in many respects characterized by a variety of asymmetries. These asymmetries may be overstressed, sometime even abused, and ultimately virtually meaningless. Still, either as such or in conjunction with other developments, they seem to challenge the law of armed... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 17.95
Does the United States have the right to defend itself by striking first, or must it wait until an attack is in progress? Is the Bush Doctrine of aggressive preventive action a justified and legal recourse against threats posed by terrorists and rogue states? Tackling one of the most controversial policy issues of the post-September 11 world, Michael... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 285.00
Presents a collection of an integrated body of essays that provide a comprehensive range of viewpoints on how international legal and political mechanisms can address the catastrophic consequences of deadly conflict in the modern world. more...
International Humanitarian Law: Origins, Challenges, Prospects, International Humanitarian Law: ProspectsBRILL 2006; US$ 138.00
In three distinct volumes the editors bring together a distinguished group of contributors whose essays chart the history, practice, and future of international humanitarian law. At a time when the war crimes of recent decades are being examined in the International Criminal Tribunals for Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and a new International Criminal... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 151.00
This book is an evaluation of the international response to a major protracted humanitarian situation. As such, it is the first comprehensive account and assessment of the effectiveness of international law in dealing with Iraqi refugees during the regime of Saddam Hussein. more...