Law in times of crisis : emergency powers in theory and practice (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Law in times of crisis : emergency powers in theory and practice

Author: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge studies in international and comparative law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the first systematic and comprehensive attempt by legal scholars to conceptualize the theory of emergency powers, combining post-September 11 developments with more general theoretical, historical and comparative perspectives. The authors examine the interface between law and violent crises through history and across jurisdictions, bringing together insights gleaned from the Roman republic and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
ISBN: 9780521833516 9780521541237 0521833515 0521541239
OCLC Number: 493831360
Notes: Ukscp.
Awards: Winner of ASIL Book prize 2007
Winner of ASIL Book Prize 2007
Description: 1 v. (XXIX-481 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Models of accommodation --
Law for all seasons --
Models of extra-legality --
Five degrees of separation --
International human rights and emergencies --
Emergencies and humanitarian law --
Terrorism, emergencies, and international responses to contemporary threats.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in international and comparative law.
Other Titles: Models of accommodation.
Law for all seasons.
Models of extra-legality.
Five degrees of separation.
International human rights and emergencies.
Emergencies and humanitarian law.
Terrorism, emergencies, and international responses to contemporary threats.
Responsibility: Oren Gross and Fionnuala Ní Aoláin.
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This book presents a systematic and comprehensive attempt by legal scholars to conceptualize the theory of emergency powers, combining post-September 11 developments with more general theoretical,  Read more...

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