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  • Nichtregierungsorganisationen als Akteure der Zivilgesellschaftby Gülcan Akkaya

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Als entscheidendes konstituierendes Merkmal moderner demokratischer Gesellschaften haben Konzepte von Zivilgesellschaft und zivilgesellschaftliches Handeln eine hohe praktisch-politische und wissenschaftstheoretische Bedeutung für die Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und die Stabilisierung von Nachkriegsgesellschaften. Gülcan Akkaya untersucht... more...

  • Implementing International Humanitarian Lawby Yusuf Aksar

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Implementing International Humanitarian Law examines the international humanitarian law rules and their application by the ad hoc tribunals with regard to the substantive laws of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal Rwanda (ICTR). The practice of the ICTY and the ICTR and their... more...

  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of International Refugee Lawby M.R. Alborzi

    BRILL 2006; US$ 151.00

    Presents an evaluation of international response to a major protracted humanitarian situation. This book offers an assessment of the effectiveness of international law in dealing with Iraqi refugees during the regime of Saddam Hussein. It contains detailed information and analysis of the history and behaviour of Iraq and its neighbouring states. more...

  • International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Lawby Roberta Arnold; Noelle Quenivet

    BRILL 2008; US$ 245.00

    Addresses the issue of the applicability and application of international human rights law and international humanitarian law in times of armed conflict. The book examines general issues relating to applicability and the implementation of the two legal regimes as well as provides case studies focusing on specific rights or persons. 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...

  • New Battlefields/Old Lawsby William C. Banks

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    An internationally-recognized authority on constitutional law, national security law, and counterterrorism, William C. Banks believes changing patterns of global conflict are forcing a reexamination of the traditional laws of war. The Hague Rules, the customary laws of war, and the post-1949 law of armed conflict no longer account for nonstate groups... more...

  • The Liberal Way of Warby Robert P. Barnidge

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    Examining some of the huge challenges that liberal States faced in the decade after 11 September 2001, this book addresses three aspects of the impact of more than a decade of military action. It considers different expressions of universalist moral aspirations, including the prohibition of torture, and discusses migration and ‘responsibility... 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...

  • The International Law of Occupationby Eyal Benvenisti

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 139.99

    The law of occupation imposes two types of obligations on an army that seizes control of enemy land during armed conflict: obligations to respect and protect the inhabitants and their rights, and an obligation to respect the sovereign rights of the ousted government. In theory, the occupant is expected to establish an effective and impartial administration,... more...

  • Israel and the Struggle over the International Laws of Warby Peter Berkowitz

    Hoover Institution Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    The author argues that Israel stands on the frontlines of a new struggle over the international laws of war and exposes abuses of law that have been promulgated by international human rights lawyers, UN bodies, and intellectuals to illegitimately circumscribe the right of liberal democracies to defend themselves against transnational terrorists. The Goldstone... more...