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Research Handbook on International Conflict and Security Law: Jus Ad Bellum, Jus in Bello and Jus Post Bellum

Edited by: Nigel D. White, Christian Henderson

ISBN13: 9781849808569
Published: July 2013
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £197.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781783470099



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This innovative Research Handbook brings together leading international law scholars from around the world to discuss and highlight the contemporary debate regarding issues of conflict prevention and the legality of resorting to the use of armed force through to those arising during an armed conflict and in the in the phase between conflict and peace.

The Handbook covers key conceptual topics drawn from across the three areas of jus ad bellum, jus in bello and jus post bellum. The subject matter of the included chapters range from conflict prevention through to reparation and compensation, via coverage of issues such as disarmament, the role of the Security Council, self-defence, humanitarian intervention and the responsibility to protect, targets, war crimes, private military contractors, peacekeeping, and the protection of human rights.

Being the first to examine topics under these areas in one volume, the book will be of interest to scholars, academics, postgraduate and research students as well as government lawyers from various disciplinary backgrounds looking for a contemporary grounding in issues under the broad theme of international conflict and security law.

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
Introduction Christian Henderson and Nigel D. White
1. Conflict Prevention Kenneth Manusama
2. Disarmament and Non-proliferation Mirko Sossai
3. The Prohibition of Threats of Force Nikolaos Tsagourias
4. The Prohibition of the Use of Force Mary Ellen O'Connell
5. The Centrality of the United Nations Security Council in the Legal Regime Governing the Use of Force Christian Henderson
6. A Study of the Scope and Operation of the Rights of Individual and Collective Self-defence under International Law Dino Kritsiotis
7. The Use of Force for Humanitarian Purposes Christine Gray
8. A Taxonomy of Armed Conflict Marko Milanovic and Vidan Hadzi-Vidanovic
9. Weapons Karen Hulme
10. Targets David Turns
11. Protected Persons in International Armed Conflicts Tom Ruys and Christen De Cock
12. Private Military Companies Chia Lehnardt
13. International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law Matthew Happold
14. War Crimes Robert Cryer
15. Peace Settlements and International Law: From Lex Pacificatoria to Jus Post Bellum Christine Bell
16. Foreign Territorial Administration and International Trusteeship over People: Colonialism, Occupation, the Mandates and Trusteeship Arrangements, and International Territorial Administration Ralph Wilde
17. Peacekeeping or War Fighting? Nigel D. White
18. Human Rights Protection During Extra-territorial Military Operations: Perspectives on International and English Law Alexander Orakhelashvili
19. Reparation and Compensation Natalino Ronzitti
Index