Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 10 Oct/Nov 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Price: £99.95

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


International Humanitarian Law and Terrorism


ISBN13: 9781849461375
Published: July 2011
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00



Despatched in 4 to 6 days.

This book carefully and thoroughly analyses the legal questions raised by the phenomenon of terrorism, and past and recent efforts to fight it, from the perspective of international humanitarian law (IHL).

The objective is to substantially contribute to a better understanding of the issues surrounding the content and applicability of IHL as it applies to terrorism as well as to analyse and contextualise the current debates on these controversial and critically important questions.

While due heed is paid to doctrinal debates, particular emphasis is placed on the practice of social actors, particularly, although not exclusively, States. The analysis of their actual conduct as well as their expectations about the interpretation and application of the law is crucial to establishing an interpretive consensus on when and how IHL is relevant to regulate acts of terrorism.

The approach of the book is analytical and discursive, rather than prescriptive. Thus the reader will find the relevant rules of IHL and other legal regimes as regards terrorism, but also the debates over their application, the contradictions in State practice and the impact these may have upon IHL's evolution and implementation.

The aim is to provide legal practitioners, as well as those in military, political and academic circles, with a useful reference point. Hopefully the book will also prove useful to other readers who will find its content and easy-to-read style an encouragement to getting acquainted with a topical subject, traditionally thought to be reserved for legal specialists.

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
1. The Changing Phenomenology of War and Terrorism
2. International Armed Conflicts
3. Non-international Armed Conflicts
4. Conduct of Hostilities and Terrorist and Counter-terrorist Acts
5. Individual Criminal Responsibility for Acts of Terror or Terrorism
6. Status, Detention and Treatment of Terrorist Suspects
7. Scope for Revision of IHL for the Regulation of Terrorism and Terrorist Acts

Series: Hart Studies in International Law

The Impact of Investment Treaty Law on Host States: Enabling Good Governance ISBN 9781849465854
To be published March 2018
Hart Publishing
£60.00
Revisiting the Concept of Defence in the Jus Ad Bellum: The Dual Face of Defence ISBN 9781509906970
To be published February 2017
Hart Publishing
£55.00
Arctic Law and Governance: The Role of China and Finland ISBN 9781849467025
To be published December 2016
Hart Publishing
£60.00
£58.33 + £11.66 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
£70.00
Human Rights and Drug Control: The False Dichotomy ISBN 9781849467063
Published June 2016
Hart Publishing
£55.00
Security and International Law ISBN 9781849466349
Published April 2016
Hart Publishing
£65.00
Security and International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781782255895
Published April 2016
Hart Publishing
£54.16 + £10.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Armed Groups (eBook) ISBN 9781509901654
Published March 2016
Hart Publishing
£49.99 + £10.00 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Armed Groups ISBN 9781509901630
Published March 2016
Hart Publishing
£60.00
Diplomatic Interference and the Law ISBN 9781849464369
Published February 2016
Hart Publishing
£70.00
£54.16 + £10.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Diplomatic Interference and the Law (eBook) ISBN 9781509902781
Published February 2016
Hart Publishing
£58.33 + £11.66 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Non-State Actors in International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781509901869
Published August 2015
Hart Publishing
£79.16 + £15.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Non-State Actors in International Law ISBN 9781849465113
Published August 2015
Hart Publishing
£95.00
Statelessness: The Enigma of the International Community ISBN 9781849469692
Published August 2015
Hart Publishing
£24.99
The Contractual Nature of the Optional Clause ISBN 9781849468664
Published July 2015
Hart Publishing
£63.00
The Contractual Nature of the Optional Clause (eBook) ISBN 9781509901449
Published July 2015
Hart Publishing
£49.99 + £10.00 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
£62.49 + £12.50 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
An Equitable Framework for Humanitarian Intervention ISBN 9781849464048
Published May 2013
Hart Publishing
£63.00
An Equitable Framework for Humanitarian Intervention (eBook) ISBN 9781782251279
Published May 2013
Hart Publishing
£49.99 + £10.00 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
£35.00
£29.16 + £5.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Europe and Extraterritorial Asylum (eBook) ISBN 9781847319074
Published March 2012
Hart Publishing
£54.16 + £10.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Europe and Extraterritorial Asylum ISBN 9781849462709
Published March 2012
Hart Publishing
£65.00
Promises of States under International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781847318787
Published January 2012
Hart Publishing
£66.66 + £13.33 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Promises of States under International Law ISBN 9781849462327
Published January 2012
Hart Publishing
£80.00
Accounting for Hunger: The Right to Food in the Era of Globalization ISBN 9781849462266
Published November 2011
Hart Publishing
£58.00
£45.82 + £9.17 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
The Militarisation of Peacekeeping in the Twenty-First Century ISBN 9781849461146
Published November 2011
Hart Publishing
£68.00
The Militarisation of Peacekeeping in the Twenty-First Century (eBook) ISBN 9781847318183
Published November 2011
Hart Publishing
£54.16 + £10.83 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
£63.00
Multi-Sourced Equivalent Norms in International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781847317827
Published March 2011
Hart Publishing
£58.33 + £11.66 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Multi-Sourced Equivalent Norms in International Law ISBN 9781849461450
Published March 2011
Hart Publishing
£70.00
Contracting with Sovereignty: State Contracts and International Arbitration ISBN 9781841136578
Published January 2011
Hart Publishing
£65.00
Reflections on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ISBN 9781841138787
Published January 2011
Hart Publishing
£50.00
Human Dignity and the Foundations of International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781847318060
Published June 2010
Hart Publishing
£23.32 + £4.67 VAT
(ePub)
Buy
Human Dignity and the Foundations of International Law ISBN 9781849460897
Published June 2010
Hart Publishing
£27.99
Africa: Mapping New Boundaries in International Law
Edited by: Jeremy Levitt
ISBN 9781849461177
Published June 2010
Hart Publishing
£29.99
The Democratic Legitimacy of International Law ISBN 9781841138176
Published June 2010
Hart Publishing
£73.00
£80.00
£75.00
£58.00
Human Dignity and the Foundations of International Law ISBN 9781841133577
Published June 2009
Hart Publishing
£50.00
Counterterrorism: Democracy’s Challenge ISBN 9781841138183
Published July 2008
Hart Publishing
£70.00
Africa: Mapping New Boundaries in International Law
Edited by: Jeremy Levitt
ISBN 9781841136189
Published March 2008
Hart Publishing
Price on Application
Forced Migration, Human Rights and Security
Edited by: Jane McAdam
ISBN 9781841137704
Published March 2008
Hart Publishing
£45.00
Human Security and International Law: Prospects and Problems ISBN 9781841136103
Published December 2007
Hart Publishing
£50.00
Biotechnologies and International Human Rights ISBN 9781841137032
Published February 2007
Hart Publishing
£74.00
Transnational Corporations and Human Rights ISBN 9781841136530
Published September 2006
Hart Publishing
£80.00
Biotechnology and International Law ISBN 9781841136318
Published June 2006
Hart Publishing
£79.00
£113.00
£35.00
Enforcing International Law Norms Against Terrorism
Edited by: Andrea Bianchi
ISBN 9781841135663
Published November 2005
Hart Publishing
£40.00
Regional Organisations and Development of Collective Security ISBN 9781841134802
Published November 2004
Hart Publishing
£63.00
Enforcing International Law Norms Against Terrorism
Edited by: Andrea Bianchi
ISBN 9781841134307
Published July 2004
Hart Publishing
£88.00
The Permanent International Criminal Court ISBN 9781841132815
Published March 2004
Hart Publishing
£48.00
The Chapter VII Powers of the United Nations Security Council ISBN 9781841134222
Published January 2004
Hart Publishing
£78.00
Toxics and Transnational Law: International and European Regulation of Toxic Substances as Legal Symbolism
Marc PallemaertsVrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels and Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels
ISBN 9781841131290
Published June 2003
Hart Publishing
£120.00
Between Light and Shadow ISBN 9781841133904
Published March 2003
Hart Publishing
£63.00