Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 March 2011

580 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199604555

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War by Contract

Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Edited by Francesco Francioni and Natalino Ronzitti

  • Provides a comprehensive analysis of the application of human rights and international humanitarian law to the work of private military and security companies
  • Addresses questions of a highly topical nature, such as the use of private contractors in the fight against piracy, the accountability and criminal and civil liability of such contractors, and remedies available to victims
  • Combines legal research with an analysis of how policies are shaped, highlighting the need for legal analysis in a politically sensitive field

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