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Crimes of war : what the public should know

Author: Roy Gutman; David Rieff; Kenneth Anderson
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The nature of war crimes and the international law that defines them is discussed in accounts of major violations of the code of conduct military organizations are supposed to follow in war.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Gutman; David Rieff; Kenneth Anderson
ISBN: 0393047466 9780393047462 0393319148 9780393319149
OCLC Number: 40499774
Description: 399 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Roy Gutman, David Rieff --
Foreword / Richard Goldstone --
International Humanitarian Law: An Overview / Lawrence Weschler --
Act of War / David Turns --
Aggression / Steven R. Ratner --
Apartheid / Steven R. Ratner --
Arab-Israeli War / Benny Morris --
Israel's Views of the Application of IHL to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip / Kenneth Anderson --
Armistice / Howard S. Levie --
Belligerent Status / Ewen Allison, Robert K. Goldman --
Biological Experiments / Sheldon H. Harris --
Biological Weapons / Terence Taylor --
Blockade as Act of War / Christopher Greenwood --
Bosnia / Florence Hartmann --
Bullets --
Cambodia / Sydney Schanberg --
Carpet or Area Bombing / Horst Fischer --
Cease-fire --
Chechnya / Barry Renfrew --
Chemical Weapons / Peter Pringle --
Child Soldiers / Anna Cataldi --
Children as Killers / Corinne Dufka --
Civil Defense / Heike Spieker --
Civil Patrols / Ewen Allison, Robert K. Goldman --
Civil War / A.P.V. Rogers --
Civilian Immunity / Heike Spieker --
Civilians, Illegal Targeting of / Joel Greenberg --
Cluster Bombs --
Collateral Damage / Horst Fischer --
Collective Punishment / Daoud Kuttab --
Colombia / Douglas Farah --
Combatant Status / A.P.V. Rogers --
Command Responsibility / Nomi Bar-Yaacov --
Common Article 3 --
Compelling Military Service / Patrick J. Sloyan --
Concentration Camps / Ed Vulliamy --
Crimes against Humanity / M. Cherif Bassiouni --
Crimes against Peace / Steven R. Ratner --
Cultural Property and Historical Monuments / Peter Maass.
Responsibility: edited by Roy Gutman and David Rieff ; legal editor, Kenneth Anderson.

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