Law on the Use of Force and Armed Conflict

International Law series

Edited by Robert Cryer, Professor of International and Criminal Law, University of Birmingham, UK and Christian Henderson, Professor of International Law, University of Sussex, UK

This comprehensive four-volume compilation presents seminal works from leading authors on the use of force and armed conflict, beginning with detailed analysis of the prohibition of forcible intervention, including interpretation of the rule and notable exceptions to it. In addition, the collection offers a wealth of important material on the law of armed conflict in connection with its foundations, applicability, sources, substance, practical application, and implementation. Together with an original introduction by the editors, the collection provides a thorough grounding in the law relating to the initial use of force and subsequent armed conflict, and is an essential source of reference for practitioners, academics and students alike.

‘Cryer and Henderson have assembled a superb collection of articles on the use of force and the law of armed conflict, one that intelligently and comprehensively explores all sides of the numerous controversies that characterise both areas of international law. Given the deluge of writing they had to choose from, that is a remarkable feat. Any international lawyer will want a copy of this collection in their university library and on their bookshelf.’
– Kevin Jon Heller, Australian National University, Australia and University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2017 2,832 pp Hardback 978 1 78347 488 2 £913.50 £667.00 $913.50 $1,015.00

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