Humanitarian action : global, regional and domestic legal responses /
|Imprint:||Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015.|
|Description:||xlii, 577 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
LAW / International.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10147034|
Table of Contents:
- Foreword; Introduction / Andrej Zwitter, Christopher K. Lamont, Hans-Joachim Heintze and Joost Herman; Part I: 1. International law and humanitarian space in the twenty-first century: challenged relationships / Joost Herman; 2. The perils of Dunantism: the need for a rights-based approach to humanitarianism / Dirk Salomons; 3. A humanitarian crisis: reframing the legal framework on humanitarian assistance / Emilie E. Kuijt; 4. The utility and limits of legal mandate: humanitarian assistance, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and mandate ambiguity / Rotem Giladi; 5. Issues of state consent and international humanitarian assistance in disasters: the work of the International Law Commission / Dabirus Sridhar Patnaik ; 6. United Nations involvement in humanitarian assistance: competences of the Security Council to face today's obstructions / Heike Montag; 7. International norms informing domestic disaster response schemes / Heike Spieker; 8. A duty to accept humanitarian assistance under the ICESCR / Stefanie Jansen-Wilhelm; 9. Regional human rights regimes and humanitarian obligations of states in the event of disaster / Marlies Hesselman; 10. Assessing the complex normative pluralism in humanitarian crises: do local norms matter? / Joris Kocken; Part II: 11. Thou shall not ... misappropriate humanitarian aid
- on European Union humanitarian aid and the fight against corruption / Morten Broberg; 12. Developments in African disaster law and the African Union: a view from the field / Sanne Boswijk; 13. Humanitarian assistance and the right to water: an ASEAN region perspective / Diana Philip; 14. Indonesian compliance and its effective implementation of international norms on disaster response / Heribertus Jaka Triyana; 15. Enforcing aid in Myanmar: state responsibility and humanitarian aid provision / Andrej Zwitter and Christopher K. Lamont; 16. The regionalization of humanitarian action: the role of the OAS / Abel S. Knottnerus; 17. Providing relief in times of war: the role of the ICRC in the Colombian conflict during the Uribe administration (2002-2010) / Sandra Borda; 18. Humanitarian assistance and failed states: still an issue of sovereignty? The case study of Haiti / Hans-Joachim Heintze; 19. Principles of neutrality and impartiality of humanitarian action in the aftermath of the 2011 Libyan conflict / Kubo Mačak; Conclusion / Andrej Zwitter, Christopher K. Lamont, Hans-Joachim Heintze and Joost Herman.