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War law : understanding international law and armed conflicts, Michael Byers

Label
War law : understanding international law and armed conflicts
Title
War law
Title remainder
understanding international law and armed conflicts
Statement of responsibility
Michael Byers
Title variation
Understanding international law and armed conflicts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"International law governing the use of military force has been the subject of intense public debate. Under what conditions is it appropriate, or necessary, for a country to use force when diplomacy has failed? Michael Byers, a widely known expert on international law, weights these issues in War Law."--Jacket
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Byers, Michael
Index
index present
LC call number
KZ6385
LC item number
.B94 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War (International law)
  • War
  • Just war doctrine
  • Guerre (Droit international)
  • Guerre
  • Guerre juste
  • Just war doctrine
  • War
  • War (International law)
Label
War law : understanding international law and armed conflicts, Michael Byers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Atlantic Books, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. United Nations action -- Security Council authorization -- Expanding reach of the Security Council -- Implied authorization and international ambiguity -- pt. 2. Self-defence -- 'Inherent right' of self-defence -- Self-defence against terrorism -- Pre-emptive self-defence -- pt. 3. Humanitarian intervention -- Pro-Democratic intervention -- Unilateral humanitarian intervention -- Responsibility to protect -- pt. 4. International law during armed conflict -- Protection of civilians -- Protection of combatants and prisoners of war -- War crimes courts and tribunals
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 214 pages
Isbn
9780802118097
Lccn
2005045641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)61864909
Label
War law : understanding international law and armed conflicts, Michael Byers
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Atlantic Books, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. United Nations action -- Security Council authorization -- Expanding reach of the Security Council -- Implied authorization and international ambiguity -- pt. 2. Self-defence -- 'Inherent right' of self-defence -- Self-defence against terrorism -- Pre-emptive self-defence -- pt. 3. Humanitarian intervention -- Pro-Democratic intervention -- Unilateral humanitarian intervention -- Responsibility to protect -- pt. 4. International law during armed conflict -- Protection of civilians -- Protection of combatants and prisoners of war -- War crimes courts and tribunals
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 214 pages
Isbn
9780802118097
Lccn
2005045641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)61864909

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