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The Law of Armed Conflict and the Use of Force: The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

ISBN : 9780198784623

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¥37,433
Author: 
Frauke Lachenmann; Rudiger Wolfrum
Pages
1472 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Dec 2016
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  • Print edition bringing together articles the law of armed conflict and the use of force from the leading reference work in international law
  • Written by hundreds of scholars and practitioners drawn from all over the world
  • Easily accessible for practitioners, scholarly researchers, and taught courses in the law of armed conflict and the use of force
  • Each article has been rigorously peer reviewed by the members of the advisory board with specialist expertise in the law of armed conflict and the use of force

 
This volume brings together articles on the law of armed conflict and the use of force from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, the definitive reference work on international law. It provides an invaluable resources for scholars, students, and practitioners of international humanitarian law, giving an accessible, thorough overview of all aspects of the field. 
 
Each article contains cross-references to related articles, and includes a carefully selected bibliography of the most important writings and primary materials as a guide to further reading. 
 
The Encyclopedia can be used by a wide range of readers. Experienced scholars and practitioners will find a wealth of information on areas that they do not already know well as well as in-depth treatments on every aspect of their specialist topics. Articles can also be set as readings for students on taught courses.

About the author: 

Frauke Lachenmann is Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

Rüdiger Wolfrum is Managing Director of the Max-Planck Institute for International Peace and the Rule of Law, the former Director of the Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Public Law, and a Judge at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

    
Contributors:

Editorial Advisory Board:
Armin von Bogdandy, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg,
Edith Brown Weiss, Georgetown University, Washington DC
Jean-Pierre Cot, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Yoram Dinstein, Tel-Aviv University
The late Thomas M. Franck, New York University
Jochen Abr. Frowein, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg
Meinhard Hilf, University of Hamburg
Rahmatullah Khan, Secretary General of Indian Society of International Law
Martti Koskenniemi, University of Helsinki
Thomas Läufer, Director General for Legal Affairs and Legal Adviser, Federal Foreign Office
Thomas Mensah, Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Hanspeter Neuhold, University of Vienna
Francisco Orrego Vicuña, University of Chile
Michael Reisman, Yale Law School
Bruno Simma, Judge of the International Court of Justice
Daniel Thürer, University of Zurich
Christian Tomuschat, Humboldt University
Tullio Treves, Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Sir Michael Wood, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, and a member of 20 Essex Street Chambers

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