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Non-State Actors and Armed Conflict

Kenneth Watkin

in Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190457976
eISBN:
9780190458003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457976.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the lack of legal consensus regarding how non-State violence is categorized and the requirement to determine when the thresholds for an armed conflict are met. The complexity ... More


Conflict Management and the Political Economy of Recognition

Christopher Borgen

in Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

States increasingly find themselves in competition and conflict with non-State actors, including terrorist networks, insurgencies, separatist regimes, criminal cartels, and other groups. The effects ... More


Fragmented Wars: Multi-Territorial Military Operations against Armed Groups

Noam Lubell

in Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The use of force against armed groups located in other States is not new, but began receiving heightened attention as a result of U.S. operations in Afghanistan following the attacks of September 11, ... More


Foundational Issues

Alessandro Chechi

in The Settlement of International Cultural Heritage Disputes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703990
eISBN:
9780191773228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703990.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter consists of two parts. The first part looks at the meanings and the main implications of the concepts of “cultural property” and “cultural heritage”. It then examines the symbiosis ... More


The Use of Force in Armed Conflicts Conduct of Hostilities, Law Enforcement, and Self-Defense

Gloria Gaggioli

in Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In modern warfare, military forces are expected to use lethal or potentially lethal force in a variety of contexts ranging from combat operations against the adversary to maintaining law and order or ... More


Hybrid Conflict and Prisoners of War: The Case of Ukraine

Jeffrey Kahn

in Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The conflicts in eastern Ukraine and Crimea are not the first time sovereign States have clashed under murky and confused circumstances. The law governing international armed conflict, i.e. the law ... More


Subsequent Practice as a Means of Treaty Interpretation

Irina Buga

in Modification of Treaties by Subsequent Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198787822
eISBN:
9780191829888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787822.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the well-established role of subsequent practice in the interpretative process. It begins by examining the concept of ‘subsequent practice’ in light of the drafting history of ... More


Accounting for the Complexity of the Law Applicable to Modern Armed Conflicts

Marko Milanovic

in Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

It is almost trivial to observe that the law applying to modern armed conflicts is full of complexities. Such complexities are, after all, the bread and butter of legal academics, who have produced ... More


Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Simon Rofe (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The purpose of this book is to critically enhance the appreciation of Diplomacy and Sport in global affairs from the perspective of practitioners and scholars. The book will make an important new ... More


Protection of Civilians under International Human Rights Law

Andrew Clapham

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter considers the protection of civilians under international human rights law and notes that the role of international human rights in protecting civilians is complex. Unlike international ... More


Legitimacy: The Lynchpin of Military Success in Complex Battlespaces

Thomas E. Ayres and Jeffrey S. Thurnher

in Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Legitimacy is a critical factor in operations. States strive to maintain legitimacy of their operations for a variety of reasons. The essence of legitimacy on the battlefield is conducting operations ... More


Conclusion to Part III

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter recalls the major themes and issues addressed in Part III of the monograph, emphasizing that the invocation of self-defence (or more modest forcible reactions) in response to ... More


Introduction

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The introduction frames the major issues to be addressed in the monograph and foreshadows its principal arguments. It begins by emphasizing the role of States in preventing global security violations ... More


Consent, coercion and consequences of the Corrib gas conflict

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the preceding chapter, Gramsci's analysis of hegemony and the state provided further insights into the Irish state's management of its gas and oil in terms of: the taken-for-granted consent ... More


Resistance grows

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Opposition to the Corrib gas project entered a new phase in mid-2005 when five men were jailed for refusing to obey a High Court injunction taken against them by Shell. Rather than dissuade people ... More


Management consultants as policy actors

Julie Gervais and Frédéric Pierru

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Contributions to the topic of consultants and public policy in France are often unbalanced and consultants are typically analysed as a secondary subject of wider studies. Drawing on the sociology of ... More


The International Legal Personality of the Individual

Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198820376
eISBN:
9780191860294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820376.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book scrutinizes the relationship between the concept of international legal personality as a theoretical construct and the position of the individual as a matter of positive international law. ... More


Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Winston S. Williams and Christopher M. Ford (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The conduct of warfare is constantly shaped by forces beyond the battlefield. These forces create complexities in the battlespace for military operations. The ever-changing nature of how and where ... More


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