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Humanitarian law in action within Africa

Author: Jennifer Moore
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012] ©2012
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In Humanitarian Law in Action within Africa, Jennifer Moore studies the role and application of humanitarian law by focusing on African countries that are emerging from civil wars. Moore offers an overview of international law, including its essential vocabulary, and describes four particular subfields of international law: international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international criminal law,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Moore, Jennifer, 1961-
Humanitarian law in action within Africa
(DLC) 2011042322
(OCoLC)757718091
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Moore
ISBN: 9780199939565 019993956X 1306268486 9781306268486
OCLC Number: 867050390
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 360 pages)
Contents: The human fundamentals of international law --
Humanitarian law : the law of armed conflict --
Human rights law : the law of human dignity --
International criminal law : accountability for crimes of war and crimes against humanity --
International refugee law : protection for individuals fleeing persecution and armed conflict --
Tools for implementing humanitarian law : courts, troops, the media, development and communities --
Beyond Juba in Uganda : reconciling restorative and retributive justice --
After Lomé in Sierra Leone : the Special Court and national reconciliation --
After Arusha in Burundi : disarming the heart to disarm the body.
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In Humanitarian Law in Action within Africa, Jennifer Moore studies the role and application of humanitarian law by focusing on African countries that are emerging from civil wars. Moore offers an overview of international law, including its essential vocabulary, and describes four particular subfields of international law: international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international criminal law, and international refugee law. After setting forth this overview, Moore considers practical mechanisms to implement international humanitarian law, focusing specifically on the exper.

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