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International Humanitarian Law


ISBN13: 9781107537095
Published: October 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £39.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781107116177



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This clear and concise textbook provides an accessible and up-to-date examination of international humanitarian law. With the aid of detailed examples, extracts from relevant cases, and useful discussion questions, students are expertly guided through the text.

A recommended reading list is included in every chapter to support deeper engagement with the material. Emerging trends in theory and practice are also explored, allowing readers to build on their knowledge and grapple with some of the biggest challenges facing the law of armed conflict in the twenty-first century.

  • Case studies and other real-life examples illustrate how the law is observed in practice
  • Each chapter and subject is contextualized with relevant historical, social, and political background, to help students better understand how international humanitarian law regulates the conduct of participants in armed conflict
  • Chapter introductions and end-of-chapter reading lists support further understanding of the subject

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Public International Law
Contents:
1. Historical development of international humanitarian law
2. The contemporary legal basis of international humanitarian law and its fundamental principles
3. Types of armed conflicts
4. Individual status in armed conflict – combatants, non-combatants, direct participation in hostilities and prisoners of war
5. Protection of the wounded, sick, and shipwrecked
6. The law of occupation and the protection of civilians
7. Targeting
8. Means and methods of warfare
9. Implementation, enforcement and accountability.