International humanitarian law

    UN Peacekeeping Operations and the Protection of Civilians

    By Conor Foley

    Hardback £82.74

    This book explores the relationship between the development of UN peacekeeping and the protection of civilians under international law. While the UN acknowledges the relevance of international humanitarian law to its missions, this book argues that international human rights law regulations usually provide more appropriate guidance.

    Causes of War

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    This is the third volume of a projected five-volume series charting the causes of war from 3000 BCE to the present day, written by a leading international lawyer, and using as its principal materials the documentary history of international law, largely in the form of treaties and the negotiations which...

    International Committee of the Red Cross and its Mandate to

    By Christy Shucksmith

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    The purpose of this book is to consider the legality of the changing practice of the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC. It provides extensive legal analysis of the ICRC as an organisation, legal person, and humanitarian actor. It draws on the law of organisations, International Humanitarian Law, International...

    War, Conflict and Human Rights

    By Olga Martin-Ortega

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    War, Conflict and Human Rights is an innovative inter-disciplinary textbook, combining aspects of law, politics and conflict analysis to examine the relationship between human rights and armed conflict. This third edition has been fully revised and updated, and contains a completely new chapter on business, conflict and human rights. Making...

    Humanizing the Laws of War

    Hardback £74.28

    This book analyzes the unique role of the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC in international norm creation and the progressive development of international humanitarian law. It will be of interest to scholars and students of international law, but also to practitioners working in the field of international humanitarian...

    Governing Disasters

    By Shahla F. Ali

    Paperback £22.73

    Drawing on international, state and private sector case studies and a survey of sixty-nine members of the post-disaster relief sector, this book examines the interplay between law, governance and community-based collaborative decision making. It suggests the key to effective recovery is the primacy of local actors in relief program design.

    International Legal Protection of Persons in Humanitarian Cr

    By Dug Cubie

    Hardback Save £13.54 = £66.46

    The instinctual desire to support those in need, irrespective of geographic, cultural or religious links, is both facilitated and overwhelmed by the extent of information now available about the multiple humanitarian crises which occur on a daily basis around the world. Behind the images of devastating floods and earthquakes, or...

    International Law and New Wars

    By Mary Kaldor

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    This book provides an introduction to international law as it relates to the use of force and to competing approaches of security that can be identified in the context of 'new wars'. It examines topics including weapons, human rights, gender and peacekeeping, using case studies from a number of recent...

    Revisiting the Concept of Defence in the Jus ad Bellum

    By Johanna Friman

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    The purpose of the jus ad bellum is to draw a line in the sand: thus far, but no further. In the light of modern warfare, a state should today have an explicitly recognised and undisputed right of delimited unilateral defence not only in response to an occurring armed attack,...

    Writing on the Wall

    By Aeyal Gross

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    As the Israeli occupation of the Occupied Palestinian Territory nears its fiftieth anniversary, Gross offers a critical perspective on the international law of occupation, advocating a normative and functional approach to occupation and the question of when it exists, and critically considers the application of humanitarian and human rights law.

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