The Resource Defending humanity : when force is justified and why, George P. Fletcher & Jens David Ohlin, (electronic resource)

Defending humanity : when force is justified and why, George P. Fletcher & Jens David Ohlin, (electronic resource)

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Defending humanity : when force is justified and why
Title
Defending humanity
Title remainder
when force is justified and why
Statement of responsibility
George P. Fletcher & Jens David Ohlin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In Defending Humanity, internationally acclaimed legal scholar George P. Fletcher and Jens David Ohlin, a leading expert on international criminal law, tackle one of the most important and controversial questions of our time: When is war justified? When a nation is attacked, few would deny that it has the right to respond with force. But what about preemptive and preventive wars, or crossing another state's border to stop genocide? Was Israel justified in initiating the Six Day War, and was NATO's intervention in Kosovo legal? What about the U.S. invasion of Iraq?. In their provocative new boo
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Fletcher, George P
Dewey number
355.0201
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
JZ6385
LC item number
.F54 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ohlin, Jens David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War
  • War
  • Intervention (International law)
  • Preemptive attack (Military science)
  • Security, International
Label
Defending humanity : when force is justified and why, George P. Fletcher & Jens David Ohlin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Contents; Introduction; 1 Murder among Nations; 2 How to Talk about Self-Defense; 3 A Theory of Legitimate Defense; 4 The Six Elements of Legitimate Defense; 5 Excusing International Aggression; 6 Humanitarian Intervention; 7 Preemptive and Preventive Wars; 8 The Collective Dimension of War; Conclusion; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611162580
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000485695
  • (EBL)415228
  • (OCoLC)476241071
  • (SSID)ssj0000136079
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12053600
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000136079
  • (PQKBWorkID)10065104
  • (PQKB)11232418
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415228
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000485695
Label
Defending humanity : when force is justified and why, George P. Fletcher & Jens David Ohlin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Contents; Introduction; 1 Murder among Nations; 2 How to Talk about Self-Defense; 3 A Theory of Legitimate Defense; 4 The Six Elements of Legitimate Defense; 5 Excusing International Aggression; 6 Humanitarian Intervention; 7 Preemptive and Preventive Wars; 8 The Collective Dimension of War; Conclusion; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611162580
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000485695
  • (EBL)415228
  • (OCoLC)476241071
  • (SSID)ssj0000136079
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12053600
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000136079
  • (PQKBWorkID)10065104
  • (PQKB)11232418
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415228
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000485695

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