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Author Leins, Kobi, 1977- author.

Title New war technologies and international law : the legal limits to weaponising nanomaterials / Kobi Leins, University of Melbourne.

Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2022.


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Physical description 1 online resource
Notes Based on author's thesis (doctoral - University of Melbourne Law School, 2019) issued under title: International law applicable to the use of nanomaterials in war.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents International law and the use of nanomaterials in war -- The three technologies using nanomaterials -- International treaty law -- International customary law and principles -- International environmental law and principles -- International human rights law -- Conclusion & recommendations.
Summary "The most commonly asked question is how I came to work at the intersection of the law of war and technology. The answer, like those that many would give for their careers, are a combination of serendipity and passion. I worked on the risk of minimising biological and chemical advances. As research in nanomaterials advanced, I kept reading that there were risks, but found no literature identifying where and how nanomaterials could play a part in warfare. This book aims to start a conversation in where that gap was"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Military weapons -- Law and legislation.
War (International law)
Nanostructured materials -- Law and legislation.
Nanostructured materials -- Military applications.
ISBN 9781108891974 (epub)
9781108835244 (hardback)
9781108799843 (paperback)