Research Handbook on International Conflict and Security Law

Jus ad Bellum, Jus in Bello and Jus post Bellum

Research Handbooks in International Law series

Edited by Nigel D. White, School of Law, University of Nottingham and Christian Henderson, Professor of International Law, University of Sussex, UK

This innovative Research Handbook brings together leading international law scholars from around the world to discuss and highlight the contemporary debate regarding issues of conflict prevention and the legality of resorting to the use of armed force through to those arising during an armed conflict and in the phase between conflict and peace.

‘Featuring some of the field’s most expert thinkers, this is an adroitly constructed volume of essays in “conflict and security law”. The writing here offers a distillation of the major legal projects in the area while dissolving some of international law’s most rigid demarcations (e.g. between war and peace, or the jus ad bellum and jus in bello).’
– Gerry Simpson, University of Melbourne, Australia

‘A most important and timely collection of essays that places the established international rules in their modern and challenging of context.’
– Philippe Sands QC, University College London, UK

‘Events of the past fifteen years have sharpened the focus on well-known issues in international conflict and security law. What responses to international terrorism are permissible? Can humanitarian intervention be justified under international law? The Research Handbook on International Conflict and Security Law addresses these and other debates across the areas of conflict prevention, use of force and post-conflict reconstruction, with the critical insight for which the contributors are known.’
– James Crawford, University of Cambridge, UK

2015 704 pp Paperback 978 1 78347 009 9 £48.00 £38.40 $73.95 $59.16
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