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Published: 28 December 2009

304 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195341027

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War, Commerce, and International Law

James Thuo Gathii

  • Offers new and compelling arguments about the relationship between war, commerce and international law
  • Professor Gathii provides case studies to offer an insightful and concrete analysis of international legal rules relating to the rights of countries during and after times of war
  • Covers contemporary conflicts regarding commerce, including those involving 'blood diamonds' and military security companies such as Blackwater (now Z) and the manner in which rules and norms of international law are being applied to resolve disputes relating to property and resources
  • Persuasively explores the continuities and discontinuities between asset freezing and blocking in the so-called war against terrorism