What Is War?

An Investigation in the Wake of 9/11

Edited by Mary Ellen O'Connell

Status: 
€191,00
$254.00
ISBN13: 
9789004172340
E-ISBN: 
9789047425816
Publication Year: 
2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xxiv, 496 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1389-6776
Volume: 
37

Edited by Dan Saxon

"This book, edited by Dan Saxon, formerly of Cambridge University, is an important contribution to the literature on the relationship between law, war, and technology" (From the Foreword by Professor Michael N. Schmitt).
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229488
Publication date: 
March 2013

Jadranka Petrovic

Based on the study of the Old Bridge of Mostar, this book concerns the adequacy of the international humanitarian law regime relating to the targeting and destruction of immovable cultural property in armed conflict at both normative and enforcement level.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210288
Publication date: 
November 2012

Angeline Lewis

Challenging the dominant rhetoric of international rule of law operations, this work reasserts the centrality of the community in building its own relationship with law, counselling military interveners to refocus exclusively on restoring security using their extraordinary powers under...
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228108
Publication date: 
August 2012

Sarah Finnin

This volume continues the work of the Preparatory Commission of the International Criminal Court by developing ‘elements’ for ordering, instigating and aiding and abetting the commission of international crimes under Article 25(3)(b) and (c) of the Rome Statute.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228078
Publication date: 
August 2012

Grant Dawson and Sonia Farber

This book analyses the anthropological, historical, and legal contours of the crime of forcible displacement and proposes specific measures that the international community can adopt in order to prevent and/or punish the perpetration of the crime in the future.
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004220546
Publication date: 
July 2012

Chile Eboe-Osuji

Sexual violence is a particular brand of evil that women have endured—more than men—during armed conflicts, through the ages. It is a menace that has continued to challenge the conscience of humanity—especially in our times. At the international level, basic laws aimed at...
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202627
Publication date: 
August 2012

Philipp Kastner

By analysing the involvement of the International Criminal Court in northern Uganda and Darfur, this book argues that the primary mandate of the ICC seems to have unduly shifted from fighting impunity to influencing politics in the context of ongoing armed conflicts.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004193123
Publication date: 
October 2011

Arist von Hehn

This study provides guidance on how to best approach the management of an internally-led peace implementation process after violent intrastate conflict, gives an overview of tasks to be taken on, explains the legal framework provided for under international law, and addresses management...
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004195875
Publication date: 
August 2011

Eitan Barak

Relying on often unique sources, this book offers the only in-depth study on flechette weapons yet conducted. Its comprehensive exploration of the legal versus illegal implications of conventional weapons use make it an invaluable resource for weaponry policy analysts.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167193
Publication date: 
October 2011

Edited by Marco Odello and Ryszard Piotrowicz

By considering different international legal sources, including humanitarian law, human rights and criminal law, this book seeks to identify the rules applicable to International Military Missions engaged in different actions in the context of peace operations.
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174375
Publication date: 
October 2011

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