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Published: 15 January 2015

1,372 Pages


ISBN: 9780199673049

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The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law

Edited by Marc Weller
Assistant Editors Jake William Rylatt and Alexia Solomou

Oxford Handbooks

  • This Oxford Handbook provides the most comprehensive, authoritative, and detailed study into the use of force in international law yet available
  • Over sixty experts offer an unparalleled assessment of the law of the use of force from a range of inter-disciplinary perspectives
  • Investigates key recent controversies in this field, including forcible humanitarian action and pro-democratic intervention, the expansive interpretation of self-defence, the ability of non-state actors to mount armed attacks of significant scale and destructive power, and the doctrine of exceptionalism