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Just War

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The aim of this chapter is to analyse a number of prominent views concerning the nature of a just war and, having criticized them, to outline the account of a just war that follows from a ... More


The Gentle Modernizer of the Law of Armed Conflict?

Inger Österdahl

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that jus post bellum is necessary in order to cope constructively with the consequences of armed conflict. At the same time, the introduction of a systematic and comprehensive jus ... More


On the Ethics of War and Terrorism

Uwe Steinhoff

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199217373
eISBN:
9780191712470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book describes and explains the basic tenets of just war theory and gives a precise, succinct, and highly critical account of its present status and of the most important and controversial ... More


Introduction

Uwe Steinhoff

in On the Ethics of War and Terrorism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199217373
eISBN:
9780191712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217373.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The introduction describes the aims of the book, gives an outline of the central tenets of just war theory, and informs the reader about the book's structure. It also points out that jus ad bellum ... More


The Concept of Jus Post Bellum in International Law: A Normative Critique

Eric De Brabandere

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the usefulness and accuracy of jus post bellum as a legal concept. It argues that the concept presents a challenge to the objectivity of the post-conflict phase by linking the ... More


Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The successful transition from armed conflict to peace is one of the greatest challenges of contemporary warfare. The laws and principles governing transitions from conflict to peace (jus post ... More


Exploring the Normative Foundations of Jus Post Bellum: An Introduction

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

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The successful transition from armed conflict to peace is one of the greatest challenges of contemporary warfare. It raises moral, legal, and practical problems that are the focus of intense interest ... More


The Restrictions on Private Contractors

James Pattison

in The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199639700
eISBN:
9780191756085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639700.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter considers when there is a right to be a private contractor, that is, the restrictions that private contractors should meet. It does so by applying the Just War principles of jus ad ... More


Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Hedley Bull, Benedict Kingsbury, and Adam Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hugo Grotius (1583–1645), ‘the miracle of Holland’, was famous as a child prodigy, theologian, historian, poet, jurist, Dutch political figure, escaped political prisoner, and finally as Sweden's ... More


Jus ad Bellum Principles and Privatized War

Amy E. Eckert

in Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454202
eISBN:
9781501703577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454202.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter considers how private military corporations might skew the application of jus ad bellum principles, particularly with respect to proportionality and reasonable chance of success. It uses ... More


Epilogue: Jus Post Bellum—Strategic Analysis and Future Directions

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

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

What challenges lie ahead for the emerging concept of jus post bellum? This epilogue outlines key strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for jus post bellum. It considers that its key ... More


Privatization and the Normative Challenge to Jus in Bello Rules

Amy E. Eckert

in Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454202
eISBN:
9781501703577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454202.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins by considering the relationship between jus ad bellum and jus in bello rules, which regulate different aspects of war, as well as the relationship between international law and ... More


Jus Post Bellum as a Partly Independent Legal Framework

Dieter Fleck

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines jus post bellum as a legal discipline focusing on civilian and military assistance in performing regime change, robust law enforcement operations post-conflict, and ... More


Towards a Functional Conceptualization of the Temporal Scope of Jus Post Bellum

Jann K. Kleffner

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the central questions being raised by jus post bellum is the temporal scope of its applicability. The very choice of the term “jus post bellum” confirms this centrality, suggesting that it is ... More


The State System and the Evolution of the Just War Tradition

Amy E. Eckert

in Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454202
eISBN:
9781501703577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454202.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses the just war tradition's development and the context of the evolution of the state system and the changing role of private force. To best track the effect of the state system's ... More


The Identification of Peremptory Norms

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Peremptory Norms in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the criteria of identifying jus cogens, in particular whether structural or substantive method should be preferred, and also the moral basis of jus cogens. Particular jus cogens ... More


Rethinking Jus Post Bellum in an Age of Global Transitional Justice: Engaging with Michael Walzer and Larry May

Ruti G. Teitel

in Globalizing Transitional Justice: Contemporary Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195394948
eISBN:
9780199378777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394948.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter was originally a contribution to a symposium celebrating the 25th anniversary of Michael Walzer’s Just and Unjust Wars, held at NYU Law School the year Walzer was in residence as a ... More


Just Cause (Including Subcriteria) and Right Intention

Uwe Steinhoff

in On the Ethics of War and Terrorism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199217373
eISBN:
9780191712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217373.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows that the jus ad bellum criterion of just cause includes others, apart from right intention, as underlying facets: the legitimacy of the cause cannot be clarified independently of ... More


International Law and Humanitarian Intervention

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Considers the international law controversy provoked by the NATO campaign in Kosovo. The central question addressed is whether the constraints imposed by international law on the non‐defensive use of ... More


A Theory of Jus in Bello Proportionality

Adil Ahmad Haque

in Weighing Lives in War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198796176
eISBN:
9780191837272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796176.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The chapter argues that an attack that inflicts harm on civilians is proportionate only if it prevents the opposing party from inflicting substantially greater harm on the attacking force or ... More


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