International humanitarian law : cases, materials and commentary
Nicholas Tsagourias, Alasdair Morrison
Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 2018
XXXVIII, 386 p. ; 25 cm
Drawing together key documents, case law, reports and other essential materials, this book offers students, lecturers and practitioners an accessible and critically informed account of the theory, law and practice of international humanitarian law. Providing comprehensive, thematic and targeted coverage of national and international cases and materials, it successfully balances doctrine with practical application to help readers understand how the theories are applied in practice and navigate through jurisprudence with ease. Employing a critical and targeted commentary throughout, this book also helps readers to better understand the implications of the law and the challenges facing international humanitarian law today including: cyber war, detention, direct participation in hostilities, human rights in armed conflict and terrorism. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students and practitioners, it offers a thematic and comprehensive treatment of the subject.