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The Law of War by Elizabeth Bailey
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In this second edition Detter further explores the changing legal context of modern warfare in the light of developments over the past decade. She reviews the status of international forces and the role and responsibilities of transnational organizations. This new edition covers the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CNTBT), the Landmine Convention (1987), and Laser Protocol. New topics include compensation for war crimes, information warfare, space weapons, war crimes tribunals, sanctions and interventions. This updated edition will be of use to students of international law, international relations and politics.

Table of Contents

Part I. General Principles: 1. The concept of war; 2. Prohibition of war; 3. Prevention of war; 4. The war waging machinery; 5. The nature of the law of war; 6. Spatial application of the law of war; Part II. Rules on Belligerence: 7. Restrictions on weapons; 8. Prohibited methods of warfare; 9. Humanitarian rules; 10. Effects of the state of war; 11. Execution of the law of war; 12. Suspension of the law of war; Conclusions.
Release date NZ
September 28th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd Revised edition
Cambridge University Press
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