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Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Carsten Stahn, Jens Iverson, and Jennifer S. Easterday (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book is the first targeted work in the legal literature that investigates environmental challenges in the aftermath of conflict. The volume brings together academics, policy-makers, and ... More


Law Enforcement and the Protection of Life under International Humanitarian Law

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

International Humanitarian Law (IHL) is the body of rules and principles specifically designed to regulate the conduct of States and individuals actively involved in situations of international or ... More


The Origins and Evolution of the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the 1977 Additional Protocols

Giovanni Mantilla

in Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces the development of the 1949 Geneva Conventions from their origins in pre-1949 treaty law through the 1977 Additional Protocols and to the present. It argues that international ... More


The Application of International Humanitarian Law by the Israel Defense Forces: A Legal and Organizational Analysis

Amichai Cohen and Eyal Ben-Ari

in Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes how increased juridification and demands to apply international humanitarian law (IHL) have influenced the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The authors analyze the IDF’s compliance ... More


The Environment and Armed Conflict: Employing General Principles to Protect the Environment

Kirsten Stefanik

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Armed conflict is inherently destructive of the environment. It can cause serious and irreversible damage and threaten the health and livelihoods of individuals and the planet as a whole. ... More


‘After the War is Before the War’: The Environment, Preventive Measures Under International Humanitarian Law, and their Post-Conflict Impact

Anne Dienelt

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter draws the bow between preventive measures under IHL and their relevance in a post-conflict situation regarding environmental protection. The author analyses the training of forces, the ... More


The Proportionality Dilemma in Countering Terrorism

Boaz Ganor

in Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter addresses the conundrum of proportionality by first taking up the thread of analysis presented in Chapter 1, this time in light of international humanitarian law. Developed to provide a ... More


Targeted Killing

Emily Crawford

in Identifying the Enemy: Civilian Participation in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199678495
eISBN:
9780191757983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678495.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 4 looks at the practice of targeted killings—the deliberate and premeditated killing of specific persons, usually, but not always, carried out in connection to ongoing military operations. ... More


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