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Published: 12 May 2020

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198739760

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Neutrality in Contemporary International Law

James Upcher

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Traces the development of the law of neutrality throughout history, with a special emphasis on the reshaping and modification of the rules of neutrality following key changes in international law and international relations since 1945
  • Contextualizes the rules of neutrality through an analysis of recent events and major international armed conflicts
  • Analyses how the law of neutrality has been understood in national and international courts and tribunals in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
  • Orients the reader towards continuing uncertainties in the law of neutrality and provides suggestions for reform