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International Law and Armed Conflict: Fundamental Principles and Contemporary Challenges in the Law of War, Second Edition

Authors
  • Laurie R. Blank
  • Gregory P. Noone
Series / Aspen Coursebook Series
Teaching Materials
NO
Description

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Experienced authors with over 45 years combined teaching and working in the field use fundamental principles and sources to instruct and guide discussion about the application of the law of armed conflict to contemporary and future questions. Students can gain a solid foundation in the law and develop the tools they need to analyze complex legal problems. International Law and Armed Conflictshows how the law informs operational and policy decision-making. Placing the law of armed conflict in context with related fields, such as human rights law and national security law, the text provides a complete framework for understanding legal paradigms during and after conflict. Innovative materials allow flexibility across a range of class scenarios, from a stand-alone course to part of a broader survey class.


New to the Second Edition:

  • New technologies and the law of armed conflict, including cyber, unmanned aerial vehicles and autonomous weapons systems
  • The conflict in Syria, including ISIS, genocide and chemical weapons attacks
  • Humanitarian assistance and the challenges of protecting the civilian population in urban conflicts
  • Contemporary debates regarding detention in non-international armed conflict, human rights law, and targeted killing

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Experienced authors with over 45 years combined teaching and working in the law of armed conflict field in the military, at think tanks, and in academia
  • Use of the fundamental principles and sources of the law to inform discussions and questions about contemporary and future questions
  • An approach that gives students a solid foundation in the law and the analytical tools they need to analyze complex legal situations and problems and to understand how the law informs and impacts operational and policy decision-making
    Context that ties together the law of armed conflict with other related fields, such as human rights law and national security law, to provide a complete framework for understanding the legal paradigm applicable during and after conflict

Teaching materials include:

  • Substantive and innovative tools and materials to teach this topic as a stand-alone class or as part of a broader class on a range of related topics
  • A Teacher’s manual with additional sources, discussion points, and key background information, all designed for maximum use and flexibility in a range of class scenarios
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Product Information
Edition
Second Edition
Publication date
2018-09-14
Copyright Year
2018
Pages
832
Connected eBook + Paperback
9781454881353
Connected eBook (Digital Only)
9798886140309
Subject
National Security and Armed Conflict
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