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Title What is war? [electronic resource] : an investigation in the wake of 9/11 / edited by Mary Ellen O'Connell.

Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxiv, 495 p.) : ill.
Series International humanitarian law series, 1389-6776 ; v. 37
International humanitarian law series ; v. 37.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Proposal to study the meaning of war in international law (May 2005) / International law's changing terms : "war" becomes "armed conflict" / The meaning of armed conflict and the Jus ad Bellum / The concept of "armed conflict" in international armed conflict / The meaning of armed conflict : non-international armed conflict / Irregular forces and self-defense under the UN Charter / United Nations peacekeeping and the meaning of armed conflict / Silence of the laws? Conceptions of international relations and international law in Hobbes, Kant, and Locke / War, crime, and terrorism : distinctions and implications / Meaning of war / What is war? / History and war : the grim record of the past / The meaning of war / The semantics of 21st century warfare / The precariousness of rules / The meaning of war : an ethical analysis of sanctions and humanitarian intervention / Uganda's "War in the North" : how clashing religious views created an armed conflict, how reconciling them may end it / The meaning of war / What's in a war? Insights from a conflict data program / Initial report of the ILA Use of Force Committee on the definition of armed conflict (2008) -- Defining armed conflict, the work of the ILA Committee on the Use of Force (2005-2008) / Excerpts from a memo by the chair to the Committee on Submitting the Final Report (June 2010) -- The ILA Use of Force Committee's final report on the definition of armed conflict in international law (August 2010) -- Report on the adoption of the committee's final report on the definition of armed conflict (September 2010) / ILA Committee on the Use of Force -- Elzbieta Mikos-Skuza -- Jutta Brunnee -- Masahiko Asada -- Christine Gray -- James Gathii -- Mary Ellen O'Connell and Ania Kritvus -- Michael Doyle and Geoffrey Carlson -- John Mueller -- General Sir Michael Rose -- Jeremy Black -- Williamson Murray -- Pamela Constable -- James Gordon Meek -- Thomas Grassey -- Gerard Powers -- Todd Whitmore -- John Darby -- Peter Wallensteen -- Mary Ellen O'Connell -- Mary Ellen O'Connell.
Restrictions Available to subscribing member institutions only.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author O'Connell, Mary Ellen, 1958-
Subject War (International law)
War (Philosophy)
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation.
Politics and war.
ISBN 9789047425816 (electronic book)
9047425812 (electronic bk.)
9789047425816 (electronic bk.)
9789004172340 (hardback : alkaline paper)
9004172343 (hardback : alkaline paper)
Standard Number 10.1163/9789047425816