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Published: 14 April 2016

494 Pages


ISBN: 9780198729266

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Protection of Civilians

Edited by Haidi Willmot, Ralph Mamiya, Scott Sheeran, and Marc Weller

  • Brings together analysis of all relevant legal frameworks for the protection of civilians in conflict, including humanitarian law, refugee law, and human rights
  • Contextualises this legal and normative analysis within the realities of politics, diplomacy and practice, setting out the practical impact and limitations of international law
  • Promotes a holistic understanding of the protection of civilians by incorporating insights from history, philosophy, politics, and diplomacy
  • Illuminates a number of current controversies, such as those surrounding the use of force by UN peacekeepers and humanitarian intervention

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