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- Springer 2014; US$ 39.99
?Auch die mit humanitaren Zielen begrundeten Interventionen der jungsten Vergangenheit haben die Vorbehalte nicht beseitigen konnen, die in der Friedensforschung gegen gewaltsame Interventionen in Drittstaaten bestehen. Vor dem Hintergrund einer großeren Interdependenz in einer globalisierten Welt, in der Regierungen universellen Normen unterliegen,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed around two themes which go to the core of contemporary... 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
The work analyzes the impact and implementation of international humanitarian law in judicial and quasi judicial bodies. Moreover, acknowledging the high impact domestic jurisdictions have in the configuration of international law, the book does not rest only in an analysis of the international jurisprudence, but delves also into the question of how... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Modern technological development has been both rapid and fundamentally transformative of the means and methods of warfare, and of the broader environment in which warfare is conducted. In many cases, technological development has been stimulated by, and dedicated to, addressing military requirements. On other occasions, technological developments outside... 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 79.99
Now in a comprehensively updated edition, this indispensable handbook analyzes how international humanitarian law has evolved in the face of immense new challenges to international peace and human security. The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law provides the precise meaning and content for over 200 terms such as terrorism , refugee... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Economic Sanctions are increasingly used as a legal, non-military technique of combating abusers of international peace. However it remains unclear how the success or failure of these sanctions is measured. This book examines the seldom-explored United Nations? economic sanctions deliberation process and exposes systematic problems in the measurement... more...
- 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...