Law Against War The Prohibition on the Use of Force in Contemporary International Law

ISBN-10: 1849463581
ISBN-13: 9781849463584
Authors: Olivier Corten, Emmanuelle Jouannet, Bruno Simma, Christopher Sutcliffe
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'The Law Against War' is a translated and updated version of a book published in 2008 in French (Le droit contre la guerre, Pedone). The aim of this book is to study the prohibition of the use of armed force in contemporary positive international law. Some commentators claim that the field has undergone substantial changes arising especially since the end of the Cold War in the 1990s. More specifically, several scholars consider that the prohibition laid down as a principle in the United Nations Charter of 1945 should be relaxed in the present-day context of international relations, a change that would seem to be reflected in the emergence of ideas such as 'humanitarian intervention',…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Number of pages: 569 Dimensions: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall Weight: 1.980 lbs. Language: English