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Do the Geneva Conventions Matter? by Matthew (Professor of Political Science, Cornell University) Evangelista Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?
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Do the Geneva Conventions Matter? provides a rich, comparative analysis of the laws that govern warfare and a more specific investigation relating to state practice and gives insight into how the Geneva regime has constrained guerrilla warfare and terrorism and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter? by Matthew (Professor of Political Science, Cornell University) Evangelista Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?
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Do the Geneva Conventions Matter? provides a rich, comparative analysis of the laws that govern warfare and a more specific investigation relating to state practice and gives insight into how the Geneva regime has constrained guerrilla warfare and terrorism and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

UN Peacekeeping Operations and the Protection of Civilians Saving Succeeding Generations by Conor Foley UN Peacekeeping Operations and the Protection of Civilians Saving Succeeding Generations

This book explores the relationship between the development of UN peacekeeping and the protection of civilians under international law.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Netherlands Annual Review of Military Studies 2017 Winning Without Killing:The Strategic and Operational Utility of Non-Kinetic Capabilities in Crises by Paul A. L. Ducheine Netherlands Annual Review of Military Studies 2017 Winning Without Killing:The Strategic and Operational Utility of Non-Kinetic Capabilities in Crises

International conflict resolution increasingly involves the use of non-military powerand non-kinetic capabilities alongside military capabilities in the face of hybrid threats.In this book, counter-measures to those threats are addressed by academics with bothpractical and theoretical experience and knowledge, providing strategic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

TERRORISM: COMMENTARY ON SECURITY DOCUMENTS VOLUME 145 The North Korean Threat by Douglas C., Jr. (Director, Strategic Studies Institute, Army War College) Lovelace TERRORISM: COMMENTARY ON SECURITY DOCUMENTS VOLUME 145 The North Korean Threat
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Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents is a series that provides primary source documents and expert commentary on various topics relating to the worldwide effort to combat terrorism, as well as efforts by the United States and other nations to protect...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Perspectives on Military Intelligence from the First World War to Mali Between Learning and Law by Floribert Baudet Perspectives on Military Intelligence from the First World War to Mali Between Learning and Law

Many intelligence practitioners feel that the statutory footing on which intelligenceagencies have been placed forms an impediment to confronting unprecedented contemporarychallenges. On the basis of case studies spanning the period from the First WorldWar to the present, this book argues...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

The Handbook of the International Law of Military Operations by Terry D. (Professor Military Law, University of Amsterdam & Netherlands Defence Academy) Gill The Handbook of the International Law of Military Operations
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The second edition of this handbook offers authoritative commentary and analysis of the international law of military operations, encompassing self-defence, peace operations, and other uses of force, based on best-practice rules of global importance.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/07/2017

Risk and Force in World Society Forcible Countermeasures for the Restoration of Peace by Achilles Skordas Risk and Force in World Society Forcible Countermeasures for the Restoration of Peace

The legality of international military interventions by powerful nations, such as in Kosovo or Iraq, is not always clear. This book investigates the status of such interventions under international law, arguing that they are not legally authorized but gain political...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

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War, Aggression and Self-Defence by Yoram (Tel-Aviv University) Dinstein War, Aggression and Self-Defence

Yoram Dinstein's influential War, Aggression and Self-Defence is an indispensable guide to the international legal issues of war and peace.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Theory and Practice of Export Control Balancing International Security and International Economic Relations by Dai Tamada Theory and Practice of Export Control Balancing International Security and International Economic Relations

This is the first book to focus on the theoretical and practical issues of export control. Although export control has been discussed within the framework of international law in terms of peace and security, its scope has now been expanded...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

War, Aggression and Self-Defence by Yoram (Tel-Aviv University) Dinstein War, Aggression and Self-Defence

Yoram Dinstein's influential War, Aggression and Self-Defence is an indispensable guide to the international legal issues of war and peace.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Privatization of Peacekeeping Exploring Limits and Responsibility Under International Law by Lindsey Cameron The Privatization of Peacekeeping Exploring Limits and Responsibility Under International Law

This book sets out the legal issues surrounding privatized peacekeepers, and asks the essential questions for the debate going forward.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Public International Law and Human Rights Violations by Private Military and Security Companies by Helena Torroja Public International Law and Human Rights Violations by Private Military and Security Companies

This book explores the human rights consequences of the new mercenarism, as channeled through so-called private military and security companies (PMSCs), and offers an overview of the evolution and status quo of both non-legal (soft law and self-regulation) and legal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law  Volume 19, 2016 by Terry D. Gill Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law Volume 19, 2016

The general theme of this volume of the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law is armed groups and the challenges arising from the participation of such groups in contemporary armed conflicts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

Dehumanization of Warfare Legal Implications of New Weapon Technologies by Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg Dehumanization of Warfare Legal Implications of New Weapon Technologies

This book addresses the technological evolution of modern warfare due to unmanned systems and the growing capacity for cyberwarfare. The increasing involvement of unmanned means and methods of warfare can lead to a total removal of humans from the navigation,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

Conflict-Related Violence Against Women Transforming Transition by Aisling (George Washington University, Washington DC) Swaine Conflict-Related Violence Against Women Transforming Transition
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This book expands the current 'weapon of war' discourse on sexual violence, highlighting a wider spectrum of conflict-related violence against women.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

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Humanizing the Laws of War The Red Cross and the Development of International Humanitarian Law by Robin Geiss Humanizing the Laws of War The Red Cross and the Development of International Humanitarian Law

An analysis of the role of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in international norm creation and the progressive development of international humanitarian law.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Annual Review of United Nations Affairs by Karl P. Sauvant Annual Review of United Nations Affairs

Released in annual editions of 6 volumes, the Annual Review of United Nations Affairs is the only thorough annual survey of major developments at the United Nations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century by Aiden Warren Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Since the Cold War, humanitarian interventions have transitioned through a range of stages. These 12 essays focus on the challenges associated with interventions, conflict and attendant human rights violations, unmitigated and systematic violence, state re-building, and issues associated with human...
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/06/2017

How Mass Atrocities End Studies from Guatemala, Burundi, Indonesia, the Sudans, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iraq by Bridget (Tufts University, Massachusetts) Conley-Zilkic How Mass Atrocities End Studies from Guatemala, Burundi, Indonesia, the Sudans, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iraq
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How do mass atrocities end? Six case studies reveal the decisions and factors that help decrease mass violence against civilians.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

International Law and New Wars by Christine (London School of Economics and Political Science) Chinkin, Mary (London School of Economics and Political Sc Kaldor International Law and New Wars
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Examines the difficulties in applying international law to recent armed conflicts known as 'new wars'.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

The International Legal Protection of Persons in Humanitarian Crises Exploring the Acquis Humanitaire by Dug (Ll.B, Ll.M, Cantab) Cubie The International Legal Protection of Persons in Humanitarian Crises Exploring the Acquis Humanitaire
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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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

International Law and New Wars by Christine (London School of Economics and Political Science) Chinkin, Mary (London School of Economics and Political Sc Kaldor International Law and New Wars
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Examines the difficulties in applying international law to recent armed conflicts known as 'new wars'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2017

The Law of Armed Conflict An Introduction by Dr U C Jha The Law of Armed Conflict An Introduction

This textbook gives an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of the law of armed conflict or international humanitarian law.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

Revisiting the Concept of Defence in the Jus ad Bellum The Dual Face of Defence by Johanna Friman Revisiting the Concept of Defence in the Jus ad Bellum The Dual Face of Defence

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

States, the Law and Access to Refugee Protection Fortresses and Fairness by Maria O'Sullivan States, the Law and Access to Refugee Protection Fortresses and Fairness

-This book brings together a number of commissioned contributions by leading commentators in the field of asylum law, including a selection of the best papers presented at an international conference ... on refugee law and policy at the Monash Prato...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2017

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