The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law / Edition 2

The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law / Edition 2

by Francoise Bouchet-Saulnier
     
 

Aimed at relief workers, lawyers, and concerned citizens, this alphabetically-arranged guide explains in accessible language the terms, concepts, and rules of international humanitarian law. The main provisions of the Geneva Conventions as they relate to protection and assistance for victims of conflicts are discussed throughout the text. The volume also contains… See more details below

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Aimed at relief workers, lawyers, and concerned citizens, this alphabetically-arranged guide explains in accessible language the terms, concepts, and rules of international humanitarian law. The main provisions of the Geneva Conventions as they relate to protection and assistance for victims of conflicts are discussed throughout the text. The volume also contains contact information for a number of humanitarian organizations. Bouchet-Saulnier is the legal counsel for the Doctors Without Borders Foundation in Paris. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742554955
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
Second English Language Edition
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Legend
Introduction1
The Guide10
App. AState of Ratification of Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Conventions447
App. BList of States Party to International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Conventions (as of October 2000)450
Term Index475
Humanitarian Law Themes: A Guide to Key Entries Divided by Subject485
About the Author489

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