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Foreign Fighters under International Law and Beyond

Editors: de Guttry, Andrea, Capone, Francesca, Paulussen, Christophe (Eds.)

  • A collection of contributions authored by outstanding experts in the field 
    Offers a broad and multidisciplinary perspective 
    Tackles the important and underexplored phenomenon of foreign fighters, which has currently gained momentum

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About this book

This book offers various perspectives, with an international legal focus, on an important and underexplored topic, which has recently gained momentum: the issue of foreign fighters. It provides an overview of challenges, pays considerable attention to the status of foreign fighters, and addresses numerous approaches, both at the supranational and national level, on how to tackle this problem. Outstanding experts in the field – lawyers, historians and political scientists – contributed to the present volume, providing the reader with a multitude of views concerning this multifaceted phenomenon. Particular attention is paid to its implications in light of the armed conflicts currently taking place in Syria and Iraq. 

Andrea de Guttry is a Full Professor of International Law at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy. Francesca Capone is a Research Fellow in Public International Law at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. Christophe Paulussen is a Senior Researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague, the Netherlands, and a Research Fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague.

About the authors

Andrea De Guttry, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, ItalyFrancesca Capone, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, ItalyChristophe Paulussen, T.M.C. Asser Instituut, The Hague, The Netherlands

Reviews

“The book is able to live up to its promise of providing an in-depth study of such a complex and evolving topic. … Overall, the book represents a valuable tool which answers some of the most pressing issues and to foster further debate and research on a topic that, as the editors mention, is expected to remain prominent on the political agenda for many years.” (Denise Venturi and Silvia Venier, International & Comparative Law Quarterly, November, 2016)


Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Guttry, Andrea (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Foreign Fighters in the Syria and Iraq Conflict: Statistics and Characteristics of a Rapidly Growing Phenomenon

    Bakker, Edwin (et al.)

    Pages 9-25

  • Foreign Fighters Involvement in National and International Wars: A Historical Survey

    Flores, Marcello

    Pages 27-47

  • Foreign Fighters as a Challenge for International Relations Theory

    Strazzari, Francesco

    Pages 49-62

  • Foreign Fighters: Motivations for Travel to Foreign Conflicts

    Frenett, Ross (et al.)

    Pages 63-76

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
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  • Due: April 27, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-6265-099-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $249.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-6265-098-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foreign Fighters under International Law and Beyond
Editors
  • Andrea de Guttry
  • Francesca Capone
  • Christophe Paulussen
Copyright
2016
Publisher
T.M.C. Asser Press
Copyright Holder
T.M.C. Asser Press and the authors
eBook ISBN
978-94-6265-099-2
DOI
10.1007/978-94-6265-099-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-6265-098-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 533
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations
Topics