Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Research Handbooks in Human Rights series

Edited by Robert Kolb, Professor of Public International Law, University of Geneva and Gloria Gaggioli, Doctor in International Law and Researcher, University of Geneva, Switzerland

This fascinating Handbook explores the interplay between international human rights law and international humanitarian law, offering expert analysis on the increasingly complex issues surrounding their application in conflict areas across the world.

‘Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law examines the interplay between international human rights laws and humanitarian laws, and considers issues involved in their application to armed conflicts around the world. . . college-level students of law and international rights will find it packed with original research and examples from some of the best researchers and thinkers in the field. . . a powerful survey especially recommended for any college-level law library strong in international human rights issues.’
– The Midwest Book Review

‘This volume by Robert Kolb and Gloria Gaggioli, contributed by some of the most renowned experts in the field, devotes an impressive amount of legal analysis to the most diverse aspects of the interplay between international humanitarian law and international human rights law in situations of violence, in theory and practice. It is bound to become an indispensable tool for scholars and practitioners alike.’
– Marco Pedrazzi, University of Milan, Italy

‘Overall, this compendium represents a triumph of thoroughness, dealing with the overlap, contrast, and conflict between IHL and IHRL – as well as their respective relationships with other disciplines – from a variety of angles. . . Students wishing to deepen their Knowledge of human rights, humanitarian law and their points of contact will not be disappointed when selecting this volume from the shelf.’
– Ciarán Burke, Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies

2014 704 pp Paperback 978 1 78254 030 4 £38.40 £48.00 $59.16 $73.95
2013 704 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 035 8 £268.20 £202.00 $268.20 $298.00

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