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Title Searching for a 'principle of humanity' in international humanitarian law / editors Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen, Camilla Guldahl Cooper and Gro Nystuen
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013


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Description xii, 365 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction by the editors : is there a 'principle of humanity' in international humanitarian law? -- Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen, Camilla G. Guldahl, Gro Nystuen -- The main epochs of modern international humanitarian law since 1864 and their related dominant legal constructions / Robert Kolb -- The principle of proportionality / Yoram Dinstein -- The Geneva conventions and the dichotomy between international and non-international armed conflict : curse or blessing for the 'principle of humanity'? / Cecilie Hellestveit -- A 'principle of humanity' or a 'principle of human-rightism'? / Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen -- The principle of humanity in the development of "special protection" for children in armed conflict : 60 years beyond the geneva conventions and 20 years beyond the convention on the rights of the child / Katarina Månsson -- Military occupation of eastern Carelia by Finland in 1941-44 : was international law pushed aside? / Lauri Hannikainen -- The occupied and the occupant : the case of Norway / Sigrid Redse Johansen -- Multinational peace operations forces involved in armed conflict : who are the parties? / Ola Engdahl -- Security detention in un peace operations / Peter Vedel Kessing -- Humanity and the discourse of legality / Rikke Ishøy -- Implementation in practice : 60 years of dissemination and other implementation efforts from a norwegian perspective / Arne-Willy Dahl and Camilla G. Guldahl -- Conclusions : is there a "principle of humanity" in international humanitarian law? / Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen and Camilla G. Guldahl
Summary An examination of whether there is a legally independent 'principle of humanity' in international humanitarian law
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Humanitarian law.
Author Cooper, Camilla Guldahl, editor
Larsen, Kjetil Mujezinović, 1976- editor
Nystuen, Gro, editor
LC no. 2012018830
ISBN 1107021847 (hardback)
9781107021846 (hardback)