Constraints on the Waging of War

Constraints on the Waging of War : An Introduction to International Humanitarian Law

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This fully revised fourth edition of Constraints on the Waging of War considers the development of the principal rules of international humanitarian law from their origins to the present day. Of particular focus are the rules governing weapons and the legal instruments through which respect for the law can be enforced. Combining theory and actual practice, this book appeals to specialists as well as to students turning to the subject for the first more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 1139102400
  • 9781139102407

Table of contents

1. Introduction; 2. The main currents: the Hague, Geneva, New York; 3. The law before the Protocols of 1977; 4. The Protocols of 1977; 5. Post-1977 developments; 6. more