Journals Higher Education



15 March 2015

1,376 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199673049

Bookseller Code (06)

The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law

Edited by Marc Weller

Oxford Handbooks in Law

  • This Oxford Handbook provides the most comprehensive, authoritative, and detailed study into the use of force in international law yet available
  • Over seventy 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

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