Routledge Handbook Of The Law Of Armed Conflict by Rain LiivojaRoutledge Handbook Of The Law Of Armed Conflict by Rain Liivoja

Routledge Handbook Of The Law Of Armed Conflict

EditorRain Liivoja, Tim Mccormack

Hardcover | April 21, 2016

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The law of armed conflict is a key element of the global legal order yet it finds itself in a state of flux created by the changing nature of warfare and the influences of other branches of international law. TheRoutledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflictprovides a unique perspective on the field covering all the key aspects of the law as well as identifying developing and often contentious areas of interest.

The handbook will feature original pieces by international experts in the field, including academics, staff of relevant NGOs and (former) members of the armed forces. Made up of six parts in order to offer a comprehensive overview of the field, the structure of the handbook is as follows:

Part I: Fundamentals

Part II: Principle of distinction

Part III: Means and methods of warfare

Part IV: Special protection regimes

Part V: Compliance and enforcement

Part VI: Some contemporary issues

Throughout the book, attention is paid to non-international conflicts as well as international conflicts with acknowledgement of the differences. The contributors also consider the relationship between the law of armed conflict and human rights law, looking at how the various rules and principles of human rights law interact with specific rules and principles of international humanitarian law in particular circumstances.

TheRoutledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflictprovides a fresh take on the contemporary laws of war and is written for advanced level students, academics, researchers, NGOs and policy-makers with an interest in the field.

Rain Liivojais a Senior Lecturer and Society in Science ' Branco Weiss Fellow at Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Australia, and Affiliated Research Fellow of the Erik Castr'Institute of International Law and Human Rights, University of Helsinki, Finland.Tim McCormackis a Professor of Law at Melbourne Law School, Universi...
Title:Routledge Handbook Of The Law Of Armed ConflictFormat:HardcoverDimensions:721 pages, 10.15 × 7.25 × 1.85 inPublished:April 21, 2016Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415640377

ISBN - 13:9780415640374

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Table of Contents

ForewordFatou Bensouda(International Criminal Court)  IntroductionRain Liivoja and Tim McCormack(University of Melbourne)PART I: Fundamentals  1. War and Armed Conflict: The Parameters of Enquiry Dino Kritsiotis  2. The History of International Humanitarian Law Treaty-MakingFrits Kalshoven 3. Conflict CharacterisationCaitlin Dwyer and Tim McCormack  4. Sources of the Law of Armed ConflictJann Kleffner  5. Basic Principles Nobuo Hayashi  6. Impact of Human Rights LawNoam Lubell and Nancie Prud'homme PART II: Principle of Distinction  7. CombatantsEmily Crawford 8. Military Objectives David Turns  9. Protection of Civilians in the Conduct of HostilitiesEmanuela Chiara-Gillard  10. Direct Participation in HostilitiesMichelle Lesh PART III: Means and Methods of Warefare 11. Conventional WeaponsMirko Sossai 12. Chemical and Biological Weapons Robert J Mathews 13. Nuclear Weapons in International Law Dieter Fleck 14. Methods of Land WarfareWilliam J Fenrick 15. Law of Naval Warfare David Letts and Rob McLaughlin 16. Air and Missile WarfareIan Henderson andPatrick Keane PART IV: Special Protection Regimes 17. Detention under the Law of Armed ConflictChris Jenks 18. Wounded and Sick, and Medical ServicesJames P Benoit 19. Women and WarHelen Durham and Eve Massingham 20. Children and the Law of Armed Conflict: Looking beyond the Protection ParadigmJohn Tobin and Elliot Luke 21. Cultural Property Jadranka Petrovic 22. The Protection of the EnvironmentRoberta Arnold 23. The Protection of Humanitarian Relief: The Legal FrameworkAlison Duxbury  24. The Applicability of the Laws of Armed Conflict to Peacekeeping OperationsDaphna Shraga  25. Occupation and Territorial AdministrationEyal Benvenisti 26. Neutrality RevisitedElizabeth Chadwick PART V: Compliance and Enforcement 27. The Role of the International Committee of the Red CrossKelisiana Thynne 28. Reciprocity and ReprisalsShane Darcy  29. State ResponsibilityCharles Garraway 30. Reparations for Violations in Armed Conflict and the Emerging Practice of Making AmendsBruce Oswald and Bethany Wellington 31. Individual Liability in International Law Rob Cryer  32. Investigations under International Humanitarian LawSasha Radin and Michael N Schmitt  33. Role of International Courts and Tribunals JacksonNyamuya Maogoto 34. Universal Jurisdiction over War Crimes Luis Benavides PART VI: Some contemporary issues 35. Emerging Technologies of Warfare Rain Liivoja, Kobi-Ren'Leins and Tim McCormack 36. Private Military and Security CompaniesNelleke van Amstel and Rain Liivoja 37. The Rule of Law in War: A Liberal ProjectLouise Arimatsu Index

Editorial Reviews

"I commend the editors of this book for having asked for, gathered, stuctured and revised the voices of an impressive array of scholars from around the world, and with their help produced a significant contribution to the literature of international humanitarian law. Most chapters, in addition to accurately presenting aspects of the existing law or their application to specific problems, also address the realities of contemporary armed conflicts, in particular, those not of an international character. They also take other applicable branches of international law - such as international human rights law - fully into account. The result is both informative and thought-provoking for scholars, practitioners and advanced students." - Marco Sass¿li, Professor of International Law and Director of the Department of International Law and International Organization, University of Geneva, Switzerland "An excellent and well structured survey of this vital area of international law, with over 40 contributors from the academy, the military, the national and international public service and civil society and from 15 or more countries. The volume provides a real sense of the application of established principle to emerging issues and of the sharp clash between humanity and military necessity in the application and development of that law." - Sir Kenneth Keith, Former Judge of the International Court of Justice, New Zealand "In all, the book provides a revealing and enlightening overview of the major issues which emanate from the Law of Armed Conflict, which also encompasses international law and international human rights law. Copiously footnoted with extensive tables of treaties and cases, it also offers scholars a rich source of references for further research, which means that NGOs and policy makers will also find it useful." - Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, Richmond Green Chambers, United Kingdom