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Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law - 2009

Schmitt, Michael, Arimatsu, Louise (Eds.)

1st Edition., XXI, 778 p.


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The world's only annual publication devoted to the study of the laws of armed conflict, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law provides a truly international forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic articles focusing on this highly topical branch of international law. Ease of use of the Yearbook is guaranteed by the inclusion of a detailed index. Distinguished by its topicality and 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.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Humanitarian Law - International Criminal Court - International humanitarian law - Jus in bello - Law of Armed Conflict - humanitarian - international - law

Related subjects » International, Foreign and Comparative Law

Table of contents 

Articles.- The International Criminal Court — Some Reflections.- The Civilian in Modern War.- Controlling the Recourse to War by Modifying Jus in Bello.- Blurring The Lines: The Interpretation, Discourse and Application of the Law of Armed Conflict.- The Rendulic ‘Rule’: Military Necessity, Commander’s Knowledge, and Methods of Warfare.- Territory, Boundaries and the Law of Armed Conflict.- Current Developments.- The Year in Review.- International Criminal Courts Round-Up.- The Obama Administration’s First Year and IHL: A Pragmatist Reclaims the High Ground.- ICRC Guidance on Direct Participation in Hostilities.- Targeting Narcoinsurgents in Afghanistan: The Limits of International Humanitarian Law.- Some Comments and Observations on the Montreux Document.- The Application of IHL in the Goldstone Report: A Critical Commentary.- Assessing the Potential of National Action Plans to Advance Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.- The European Convention on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law: Conference Report.- Correspondents’ Reports.- Correspondents’ Reports.- Documentation.- Classification Scheme.- Bibliography 2008–2009.

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