Journals Higher Education
Important We hope you are enjoying our new website. More information about the changes



This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 31 August 2006

408 Pages


ISBN: 9780199295975

Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AQ)

Defining Terrorism in International Law

Ben Saul

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • The first book devoted to the problem of defining terrorism in international law
  • Comprehensive coverage of all major attempts to define terrorism since the 1920s
  • Considers what conduct should be excluded from the definition, including deciding when political violence is, or is not, permissible
  • Examines treaty and customary law, the practice of the UN and regional organizations, and national laws