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Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century (Terrorism and Global Justice Series) epub

by Anicee Van Engeland


Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century (Terrorism and Global Justice Series) epub

ISBN: 019974324X

ISBN13: 978-0199743247

Author: Anicee Van Engeland

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Politics & Government

Language: English

Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (April 19, 2011)

Pages: 192 pages

ePUB book: 1857 kb

FB2 book: 1986 kb

Rating: 4.5

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Through a thorough and illustrated analysis, Van Engeland explains how civilians and combatants are still distinguishable, as well as how international humanitarian . Series: Terrorism and Global Justice. File: PDF, 757 KB. Читать онлайн.

Through a thorough and illustrated analysis, Van Engeland explains how civilians and combatants are still distinguishable, as well as how international humanitarian has been stretched to meet these challenges.

Civilian or Combatant? book. Van Engeland identifies the challenges that advocates of international humanitarian law face, which range from genocide, a In Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century, Anicee Van Engeland describes how the practice and evolution of warfare have turned international humanitarian law into an enigmatic law that is complex to understand, interpret, and enforce.

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Terrorism and global justice series. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted Contents Note: The distinction between combatants and civilians, a cornerstone of international humanitarian law The distinction between civilians and combatants Protection afforded to civilians and rights of combatants The shift between categories Concrete challenges : the evolution of war-asymetric conflicts, terrorism and weapon technology. Rubrics: Combatants and noncombatants (International law)

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Van Engeland identifies the challenges that advocates of international humanitarian law face, which range from genocide, asymmetrical warfare, and terrorism to rape as a weapon. eBooks & eLearning.

A Challenge for the 21st Century, Anicée Van Engeland analyzes claims that international humanitarian law has been stretched to the extremes and cannot respond to the major challenges that the world faces, in particular, when it comes to the distinction between civilians . .

Although the 21st century saw a greatly reduced battle death rate when . The group was relatively obscure until 2009, when it launched a series of raids that killed dozens of police officers.

Although the 21st century saw a greatly reduced battle death rate when compared with similar time spans in the previous century, these numbers nevertheless represented tens of thousands of lives lost each year. Second Congo War (1998–2003). An estimated three million people-mostly civilians-were killed in the fighting or died of disease or malnutrition as a result of the conflict. The Nigerian government retaliated with a military operation that left more than 700 Boko Haram members dead.

I bought this book for testing purposes for my lieutenants test. The book is extremely wordy and repetitive. I kept saying to myself, "Yeah, you already talked about this same thing in three other chapters

I bought this book for testing purposes for my lieutenants test. It was on our required reading list and I felt the book was a tough read. There were several times I wasn't sure what the author was trying to convey so I had to re-read the paragraph over again. I kept saying to myself, "Yeah, you already talked about this same thing in three other chapters. The book includes the words "leadership" and "ethics" in the title but 90% of the book has little to do with these topics in a practical manner. I'm very glad I will never read it again.

In Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century, Anicée Van Engeland describes how the practice and evolution of warfare have turned international humanitarian law into an enigmatic law that is complex to understand, interpret, and enforce. Van Engeland identifies the challenges that advocates of international humanitarian law face, which range from genocide, asymmetrical warfare, and terrorism to rape as a weapon. The events of 9/11 and the aftermath have put this branch of international law, in particular, the distinction between civilians and combatants, to the test. Van Engeland describes how some analysts have both questioned whether international law can adapt to these issues and challenged international humanitarian law on the basis that it cannot meet today's warfare realities. Van Engeland responds to these critics, reminding readers that international humanitarian law was not drafted to rule on war, but rather to protect victims of war, in particular civilians. Consequently, Van Engeland demonstrates that this branch of international law is in constant evolution. Through a thorough and illustrated analysis, Van Engeland explains how civilians and combatants are still distinguishable, as well as how international humanitarian has been stretched to meet these challenges.