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  • International Law and Humanitarian Assistanceby Hans-Joachim Heintze; Andrej Zwitter

    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...

  • Practice and Policies of Modern Peace Support Operations under International Lawby Geert-Jan Knoops; Roberta Arnold

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    Confronted with the practical legal aspects of Peace Support Operations (PSO) in their daily work, the two authors realized that there was an urgent need for the international community of military and civilian lawyers, law enforcement agencies, policy makers, legal advisers and military commanders dealing with these types of missions to have a guidebook... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00

    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 interventionīs 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...

  • 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 http://www.theguantanamolawyers.com and explore the complete archive of narratives at http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...