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This book addresses the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict. It spells out this area's discrete legal principles, providing easy-to-understand guidelines for lawyers and non-lawyers alike. Through case studies, it provides a novel perspective of the issue which will engender debate and cause reflection among cultural heritage professionals and...
This book is intended for any practitioner or academic involved with international humanitarian law. It provides an article-by-article commentary on the First Geneva Convention, setting out the current interpretation based on the latest practice, case law, academic commentary and International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC experience.
The book examines and makes proposals for improving the law and management of collaborative defence procurement programmes and provides practical examples to enhance efficiency of cooperation between states. Covering a broad scope of legal issues, it contains invaluable information for practitioners, policy-makers and academics aiming to analyse or improve these...
Military justice is changing rapidly due to both domestic and international influences. This book explains what is happening and why.
This book provides a detailed examination of the issue of conformity of goods and documents under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 CISG. This issue lies at the heart of sales law and is one of the most frequently litigated. The book explores:...
Global and Regional Approaches to Arms Control in the Middle East: A Critical Assessment from the Arab World
It also explores the prospects of regional arms control in the context of the ongoing Arab Spring with its ramifications for Arab regional politics, and provides a new perspective on arms control in the Middle East.
This book offers a comprehensive argument for why pre-existing international law on cluster munitions was inadequate to deal with the full scope of humanitarian consequences associated with their use. The book undertakes an interdisciplinary legal analysis of restraints and prohibitions on the use of cluster munitions under international humanitarian law,...
By Adam Winkler
A provocative history that reveals how guns-not abortion, race, or religion-are at the heart of America's cultural divide.
By Stuart Cohen
Terror attacks have stimulated interest in the dilemmas faced by liberal societies when combating threats to national security. Combining the perspectives of political science & law, this book ponders how democracies seek to harmonize the protection of individual liberties with the defence of state interests.
Public anger at perceived ethical and legal failures in recent wars has reinforced the importance of understanding military ethics. Ethics, Law and Military Operations is one of the first texts to examine both the ethical and the legal considerations of contemporary military conflict.