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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
This book explores the contentious topic of how collective and community issues should be protected and enforced in international law. The volume addresses both the theory and practice of third-State countermeasures within international law and critically assesses the work the International Law Commission has done in this area. The author identifies... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 88.00
An examination of the concept of non-international armed conflict in international humanitarian law, first published in 2009. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
This book focuses on the impact of the extraordinary counter-terrorism laws outside the immediacy of the counter-terrorism context. The book draws together practitioners and academics in the areas of public and criminal law to consider the wider effects counter-terrorism law is having on public institutions within democracies. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
In recent years, the international community has increasingly abandoned comprehensive sanctions in favour of targeted sanctions. This book argues that this change demands a new way of understanding international sanctions practice. Based on substantial research, this valuable new perspective provides a fresh perspective on targeted sanctions, exploring... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 95.00
This book is a discussion of key documents that explain the development, current status, and relevance of the international law governing the initiation of military hostilities. more...
Heutige bewaffnete Konflikte als Herausforderungen an das humanitäre Völkerrecht: 20 Jahre Institut für Friedenssicherungsrecht und humanitäres Völkerrecht - 60 Jahre Genfer Abkommen (German Edition)Springer 2010; US$ 89.95
Das humanitäre Völkerrecht geht auf Regeln zurück, die zu Beginn des letzten Jahrhunderts entstanden und sich vorrangig auf den zwischenstaatlichen Krieg beziehen. Diese Regeln wurden in den Genfer Konventionen von 1949 kodifiziert. Aus Anlass des 60sten Jahrestages dieser Konventionen wird aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln in dem Sammelband die Frage... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
It is becoming increasingly apparent that there are major gaps in International Humanitarian Law and Public International Law in the area of humanitarian assistance. In response international organizations such as the UN and the EU are developing their own legal frameworks for humanitarian assistance and the body of customary law and so-called international... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 55.80
The Law against War is a translated and updated version of a book published in 2008 in French (Le droit contre la guerre, Pedone). The aim of this book is to study the prohibition of the use of armed force in contemporary positive international law. Some commentators claim that the field has undergone substantial changes arising especially since the... more...