Research handbook on human rights and humanitarian law /

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Imprint:Cheltenham, U.K. : Edward Elgar Pub. Ltd., 2013.
Description:1 online resource (704 p.)
Series:Research handbooks in human rights
Subject:Human rights -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Humanitarian law -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Kolb, Robert.
Gaggioli, Gloria.
Edward Elgar Publishing.
ISBN:9781781006078 (e-book)
Summary: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 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 armed conflicts across the world. Contributors to this volume provide a comprehensive treatment of the ongoing relationship between human rights law and humanitarian law, from the historical background and origins of the two bodies of law to their various applications today. Divided into four parts Historical Background, Common Issues, The Need for a Combined Approach, and Monitoring Mechanisms the Handbook presents a rich and varied spectrum of original research and thought from some of the brightest minds in the field. This groundbreaking volume will surely have great appeal for anyone with a professional or academic interest in human rights law and humanitarian law, from students to professors to practitioners in the field.
Other form:9781849800358 (hardback)