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Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Volume 23 (2020)

Editors: Gill, T.D., Geiß, R., Krieger, H., Mignot-Mahdavi, R. (Eds.)

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This volume of the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law takes a close look at the role of so-called “expert manuals” in the interpretation and development of the international law of armed conflict and connected branches of international law relating to military operations. While these manuals can and do play an undoubtedly useful role, their proliferation raises a number of questions. What degree of authority do they have and how much weight should be given to the views expressed in them? What is the methodology they employ and how effective is it in ensuring an as objective and impartial interpretation of the law as possible? What is their place in the doctrine of sources? While there is already a considerable body of literature addressing these and other relevant questions, this volume aims to contribute further to this discussion with contributions by three experts involved in one or more of these manuals in one capacity or another. 
Alongside these three contributions on this year’s special theme, the second part of the book comprises three chapters that address timely and relevant issues of International Humanitarian Law. These range from starvation as a method of warfare, to emerging technologies of warfare, and also includes reflections on humanitarian assistance. Lastly, the volume concludes with the Year in Review, describing the most important armed conflict-related events and legal developments that took place in 2020. The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law is a leading annual publication devoted to the study of international humanitarian law. 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.

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Volume 23 (2020)
Editors
  • Terry D. Gill
  • Robin Geiß
  • Heike Krieger
  • Rebecca Mignot-Mahdavi
Series Title
Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law
Series Volume
23
Copyright
2022
Publisher
T.M.C. Asser Press
Copyright Holder
T.M.C. Asser Press and the authors
eBook ISBN
978-94-6265-491-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-6265-491-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-6265-490-7
Series ISSN
1389-1359
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 266
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