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Armed Conflicts and the Law

ISBN13: 9781780683201
Published: May 2016
Publisher: Intersentia Publishers
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £90.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781780683157

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This book offers a comprehensive yet concise take on the legal regulation of the various phases in the complex cycle of armed conflicts, from prevention to reconstruction, and covering everything in between, in particular the vast body of rules laid down in current international humanitarian law. The manual combines a general theoretical approach with modern practice in order to offer a complete picture of the law before, during and after warfare.

Through a series of fourteen thematic chapters that logically follow from one to another, scholars and practitioners tackle core issues relating to the international regulation of armed conflicts, while situating them in a broader societal context. Particular attention is given to the emergence of the European Union as an increasingly important regional and global player in international peace and security.

In combination with the broad scope and accessible nature of the collection, the experience and ambition on display in this volume makes it a unique reference tool for students, scholars, practitioners, civil servants, diplomats and humanitarian and human rights workers around the globe. It is complemented by, and a helpful companion to, J. Wouters and P. De Man, Humanitarian and Security Law: A Compendium of International and European Instruments.

Public International Law
Chapter 1. A la guerre comme à la guerre (p.
Chapter 2. Legal Instruments for the Prevention of Armed Conflicts (p.
Chapter 3. The Law of Neutrality (p.
Chapter 4. International Law on the Use of Force (p.
Chapter 5. International and Non-International Armed Conflicts (p.
Chapter 6. Human Rights and (Armed) Conflict (p.
Chapter 7. The Development of International Humanitarian Law and the Continued Relevance of Custom (p.
Chapter 8. The Protection of Civilians and Civilian Objects against Hostilities (p.
Chapter 9. Means and Methods of Warfare (p.
Chapter 10. New Technologies in Means and Methods of Warfare (p.
Chapter 11. Protected Persons in International Humanitarian Law (p.
Chapter 12. The Law of Occupation (p.
Chapter 13. The Implementation of International Humanitarian Law and the International Committee of the Red Cross (p.
Chapter 14. Repression of Violations of International Humanitarian Law (p.
Chapter 15. Post-Conflict Reconstruction (p.
Selected Bibliography (p.
Index (p.