Fully updated to include recent developments in the law of armed conflict, this volume interprets the rules governing the use of weapons, discusses the factors influencing developments in the law, and contextualizes the debate over the direction of weapons law.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-407) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The evolution of the law of weaponry Components of the international law of weaponry The use of weapons and the law of targeting Customary principles-superfluous injury and unnecessary suffering Customary principles-indiscriminate weapons Weapons and the environment Conventional Weapons Convention Poison, poisoned weapons, asphyxiating gases, biological and chemical weapons Firearms, bullets, and analogous projectiles Mines, booby-traps, and other devices Rules relating to other specific technologies Nuclear weapons Applying weapons law to particular weapon systems Cluster munitions Maritime and outer space weapons Unexploded and abandoned weapons Non-international armed conflict Compliance with international weapons law Technology, humanitarian concern, and the future.
Digital File Characteristics
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Source of Description
Online resource; title from PDF cover image (Oxford public international law, viewed August 1, 2016).