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  • 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 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...

  • 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$ 57.02

    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$ 65.92

    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...

  • Akteure in Krieg und Friedenby Jelena Bäumler; Cindy Daase; Christian Schliemann; Dominik Steiger

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 48.11

    Hauptbeschreibung "Akteure in Krieg und Frieden" ist aus dem gleichnamigen Workshop des Arbeitskreises junger Völkerrechtler im Herbst 2009 hervorgegangen. Das Rahmenthema lenkt den Blick der völkerrechtlichen Untersuchungen auf Akteure, deren Rechte und Pflichten - im Gegensatz zu denen des Staates als dem klassischen Völkerrechtssubjekt - schwer... more...

  • System der strafrechtlichen Zurechnungby Günther Jakobs

    Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 31.81

    Das Ziel dieser Schrift ist es, die strafrechtliche Zurechnung als die Bestimmung der deliktischen Bedeutung eines Verhaltens zu begreifen: Der Sinn des Verhaltens als eines Normwiderspruchs vermittelt zwischen dem Sinn der Norm und dem Sinn der Strafe. Norm, Normbruch und Strafe werden als kommunikative Sequenz dargestellt. Manche Teile des hier vorgetragenen... more...