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- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 169.99
This book comprises contributions by leading experts in the field of international humanitarian law on the subject of the categorisation or classification of armed conflict. It is divided into two sections: the first aims to provide the reader with a sound understanding of the legal questions surrounding the classification of hostilities and its consequences;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Despite recent attempts by scholars to examine the absolute prohibition of threats of force under Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, threats remain a largely un-chartered area in international law when compared with actual uses of force. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach and utilising strategic literature and international relations theory, this... more...
- IOS Press 2013; US$ 174.00
Instability in Afghanistan has had a considerable effect on regional security in Central Asia, particularly in the aftermath of the events of 9/11, and this has meant that the importance of NATO and its contribution to security in this area has increased considerably. A detailed analysis of this topic is precisely important because it could highlight... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Is the use of military force to protect citizens of another nation justifiable? The present work examines this question from a historical and systematic perspective and reconstructs the arguments proposed for intervention across the history of political thought. The authors demonstrate that a nation?s sovereignty cannot be conceptualized as entirely... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 88.99
Atiyah's Introduction to the Law of Contract is a well-known text through which thousands of university students have first encountered the law of contract, and the new edition has long been eagerly awaited by university teachers and students. This sixth edition, updated by Stephen Smith, continues to provide readers with an introduction to the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 37.99
This book examines how the United Nations Security Council, in exercising its power to impose binding non-forcible measures ('sanctions') under Article 41 of the UN Charter, may violate international law. The Council may overstep limits on its power imposed by the UN Charter itself and by general international law, including human rights guarentees.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 84.99
In Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century, Anicee Van Engeland describes how the practice and evolution of warfare have turned international humanitarian law into an enigmatic law that is complex to understand, interpret, and enforce. Van Engeland identifies the challenges that advocates of international humanitarian law face, which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book explores collective security as practiced within the legal framework provided by the United Nations Charter, with a particular focus upon activity undertaken under the auspices of the UN Security Council. Offering a comprehensive analysis it considers the full range of measures which can be utilised by the UN in the performance of its collective... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 59.99
A comprehensive analysis into the lawfulness of state-sponsored targeted killings under international human rights and humanitarian law, this book examines treaties, custom and general principles of law to determine the normative paradigms which govern the intentional use of lethal force against selected individuals in law enforcement and the conduct... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes against humanity constitute an attack on human dignity and as such they violate the human rights of the victim, as well as the laws of humanity.... more...