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  • Declaring War in Early Modern Europeby Prof. Frederic J. Baumgartner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    A noteworthy development in recent history has been the disappearance of formal declarations of war. Many Americans argue that the result of this development has been to abrogate the US Constitution, which delegates the authority to declare war to the Congress. This book examines the history of declaring war in the early modern era up to the time... more...

  • Terrorism and Warby Jean Arundale; Coline Covington; Jean Knox; Paul Williams

    Karnac Books 2002; US$ 49.95

    Following the attacks of September 11, one of the resounding questions asked was 'What would make anyone do such a thing?' The psychological mentality of the suicidal terrorist left a gaping hole in people's understanding. This essential volume represents a much-needed effort to collate and examine some of the material already at our disposal as an... more...

  • The State versus the Individualby Katariina Simonen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    The question of humanitarian intervention´s legality remains unanswered to date. This book offers a new approach to the legality issue by combining legal theory and international law. With humanitarian intervention, hard choices still have to be made by the international lawgiver. more...

  • Passion and Ambivalenceby Nathaniel Berman; Euan MacDonald

    BRILL 2011; US$ 177.00

    Tracing our current preoccupation with nationalist, ethnic, and religious conflict to the ?cultural Modernist? revolutions of the early twentieth century, this volume draws on cultural studies, postcolonial theory, and psychoanalysis to offer a radical reinterpretation of contemporary international law?s origins. more...

  • Humanitarian Interventionby Terry Nardin; Melissa S. Williams

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 79.00

    Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo. All are examples where humanitarian intervention has been called into action. This timely and important new volume explores the legal and moral issues which emerge when a state uses military force in order to protect innocent people from violence perpetrated or permitted by the government of that state. Humanitarian... more...

  • When Governments Break the Lawby Austin Sarat; Nasser Hussain

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 79.00

    Recent controversies surrounding the war on terror and American intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought rule of law rhetoric to a fevered pitch. While President Obama has repeatedly emphasized his Administration’s commitment to transparency and the rule of law, nowhere has this resolve been so quickly and severely tested than with the... more...

  • The Guantanamo Lawyersby Mark P. Denbeaux; Jonathan Hafetz

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00

    Read free excerpts from the book at and explore the complete archive of narratives at Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the United States imprisoned more than seven hundred and fifty men at its naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. These men, ranging from teenage boys to... more...

  • International Civil Tribunals and Armed Conflictby Michael Matheson

    BRILL 2012; US$ 185.00

    This book explores the greatly increased involvement of the International Court of Justice and other international civil tribunals in conflict situations during the past three decades, and assesses their impact on the law relating to armed conflict. more...

  • Legalität, Legitimität und Moralby Thilo Marauhn; Sebastian Heselhaus; Thomas Bruha

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 59.24

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Rechtfertigung zahlreicher Militäreinsätze der letzten Jahre, seien es so genannte humanitäre Interventionen, Maßnahmen zur Bekämpfung des transnationalen Terrorismus oder die Führung 'präventiver' Kriege gegen Unrechtsregime, erweckt den Eindruck einer Wiederbelebung des Argumentationstopos vom 'gerechten Krieg'. Immer häufiger... more...

  • Responsibility to Protectby Christopher Verlage

    Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 68.49

    Hauptbeschreibung Christopher Verlage geht der Frage nach, ob die von den Vereinten Nationen im Jahr 2005 beschlossene " Responsibility to Protect " der Staatengemeinschaft künftig eine völkerrechtliche Pflicht auferlegt, Völkermord, schwere Kriegsverbrechen und Verbrechen gegen die Menschlichkeit notfalls auch durch militärische Zwangsmaßnahmen... more...