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The Use of Force and International Law


Christian Henderson, University of Sussex


The Use of Force and International Law offers an authoritative overview of international law governing the resort to force. Looking through the prism of the contemporary challenges that this area of international law faces, including technology, sovereignty, actors, compliance and enforcement, this book addresses key aspects of international law in this area: the general breadth and scope of the prohibition of force, what is meant by 'force', the use of force through the UN and regional organisations, the use of…

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  • Follows a clear and accessible structure to better support lecturers teach their courses and aid student understanding
  • Clearly lays out the distinction between concepts and terms to enable students to grasp the fundamental distinctions before delving deeper into the subject
  • Comprehensive references to primary and secondary sources support student understanding of the breadth of legal resources in the field and aid further research

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects International Humanitarian Law,Law,Public International Law
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 11 June 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107036345
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.04kg
    • Contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • Page extent: 440 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 31 May 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107692008
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 0.9kg
    • Contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • Page extent: 438 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 21 June 2018
    • ISBN: 9781139567565

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