"[This book] is a translated and updated version of a book published in 2008 in French (Le droit contre la guerre, [Paris] : Pedone). The aim of this book is to study the prohibition of the use of armed force in contemporary positive international law."--P. [i].
xix, 569 pages ; 25 cm.
9781841139425 hardback 1841139424 hardback
French studies in international law ; v. 4.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction A choice of method What do "use of force" and "threat of force" mean? Do the prohibition of the use of force and self-defence apply to nonstate actors? Can circumstances precluding unlawfulness be invoked to justify a use of force? Intervention by invitation Intervention authorised by the UN Security Council Self-defence A right of humanitarian intervention? Conclusion.
KZ6385 .C6813 2010
Droit contre la guerre., English.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2010.