Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law 2011

Author: Michael N. Schmitt
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9067048550
Format: PDF
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The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law is the world's only annual publication devoted to the study of the laws governing armed conflict. It provides a truly international forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic articles focusing on this crucial branch of international law. Distinguished by contemporary relevance, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law bridges the gap between theory and practice and serves as a useful reference tool for scholars, practitioners, military personnel, civil servants, diplomats, human rights workers and students.

Climate Conflicts A Case of International Environmental and Humanitarian Law

Author: Silke Marie Christiansen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319279459
Format: PDF, Docs
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The book addresses the question of whether the currently available instruments of international environmental and international humanitarian law are applicable to climate conflicts. It clarifies the different pathways leading from climate change to conflict and offers an analysis of international environmental law embedded within the international doctrine of state responsibility. It goes on to discuss whether climate change amounts to an issue covered by Art. 2.4 UN Charter – the prohibition of the use of force. It then considers the possible application of international humanitarian law to climate conflicts. The book also offers a definition of the term “climate conflict”, drawing on legal as well as peace and conflict studies.

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

Author: Terry.D. Gill
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9067049247
Format: PDF, Kindle
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‘Child Soldiers and the Lubanga Case’ and ‘The Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare’ are the two central themes of this volume. Each of these timely topics is addressed from three different angles, providing a truly comprehensive analysis of the subject. The book also features an article on the duty to investigate civilian casualties during armed conflict and its implementation in practice and an elaborate year in review, discussing developments that occurred in 2012. The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law is the world's only annual publication devoted to the study of the laws governing armed conflict. It provides a truly international forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic articles focusing on this crucial branch of international law. Distinguished by contemporary relevance, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law bridges the gap between theory and practice and serves as a useful reference tool for scholars, practitioners, military personnel, civil servants, diplomats, human rights workers and students.

Advanced Introduction to International Humanitarian Law

Author: Robert Kolb
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1783477520
Format: PDF, Docs
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This innovative book provides a thought-provoking introduction to international humanitarian law. Robert Kolb explores the field through questions _ which are at times challenging and controversial _ in order to get to the very essence of the subject a

Commentary on the Second Geneva Convention

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108527566
Format: PDF
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The application and interpretation of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 have developed significantly in the sixty years since the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) first published its Commentaries on these important humanitarian treaties. To promote a better understanding of, and respect for, this body of law, the ICRC commissioned a comprehensive update of its original Commentaries, of which this is the second volume. Its preparation was coordinated by Jean-Marie Henckaerts, ICRC legal adviser and head of the project to update the Commentaries. The Second Convention is a key text of international humanitarian law. It contains the essential rules on the protection of the wounded, sick and shipwrecked at sea, those assigned to their care, and the vessels used for their treatment and evacuation. This article-by-article Commentary takes into account developments in the law and practice to provide up-to-date interpretations of the Convention. The new Commentary has been reviewed by humanitarian-law practitioners and academics from around the world, including naval experts. It is an essential tool for anyone working or studying within this field.

Asian Yearbook of International Law

Author: B.S. Chimni
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136890289
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Asian Yearbook of International Law is produced by the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA) and is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective. The articles are written by experts from the region and elsewhere.

Transnational Accounting

Author: D. Ordelheide
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333710203
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A completely revised and significantly expanded edition of the world's most comprehensive study of global accounting systems. Since the publication of the first edition of this indispensable reference, fundamental developments in financial reporting have taken place at great pace. The transformation of international accounting systems over recent years underlines the need for an up-to-date reference to reflect the many changes that have taken place. Transnational Accounting , 2nd edition has been produced - now in 3 volumes - to provide financial practitioners with a clear understanding of the latest national accounting standards across the world. TRANSACC is a detailed and comprehensive comparative study of accounting standards of 21 countries and entities, including IASC and EU. TRANSACC has been completely revised and significantly expanded to include details of practise in 5 new countries: Argentina, Finland, Norway, Italy and Portugal. TRANSACC includes a significantly expanded treatment of the US, UK and IASC accounting. Transnational Accounting is an essential reference tool for: Financial practitioners in accounting firms throughout the world; Corporate finance specialists in banks; Legal advisors; Executives of major international conglomerates; Corporate librarians; Business school libraries in all countries

A History of the Laws of War

Author: Alexander Gillespie
Publisher: Hart Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781849462037
Format: PDF, Docs
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This unique reference traces the origins of the modern laws of warfare, from the earliest times to the present day. Relying on written records from as far back as 2,400 BC, and utilizing sources ranging from the Bible to Security Council Resolutions, the book pieces together the history of a subject which is almost as old as civilization itself. A History of the Laws of War shows that as long as humanity has been waging wars, it has also been trying to find ways of: a) legitimizing different forms of combatants and ascribing rules to them, b) protecting civilians who are either inadvertently or intentionally caught up between them, and c) controlling the use of particular classes of weapons that may be used in times of conflict. Thus, the book is divided into three substantial parts: Volume 1 on the laws affecting combatants and captives, Volume 2 on civilians in times of armed conflict, and Volume 3 on the law of arms control. As a work of reference, A History of the Laws of War is unrivaled and will be of immense benefit to scholars and practitioners researching and advising on the laws of warfare. It throws fascinating new light on the history of international law and on the history of warfare itself. The volumes can be purchased individually, or as a complete three-volume boxed set.