The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law / Edition 2

The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law / Edition 2

by Francoise Bouchet-Saulnier
     
 

The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law explains the terms, concepts, and rules of humanitarian law in accessible and reader-friendly alphabetical entries. Written from the perspective of victims and those who bring them assistance, the Guide outlines the dangers, spells out the law, and points the way toward dealing with violators and violations of the law. Entries… See more details below

Overview

The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law explains the terms, concepts, and rules of humanitarian law in accessible and reader-friendly alphabetical entries. Written from the perspective of victims and those who bring them assistance, the Guide outlines the dangers, spells out the law, and points the way toward dealing with violators and violations of the law. Entries in the Guide are complemented by detailed bibliographic references, addresses, phone numbers and Internet addresses of the organizations presented, a thematic index, and an up-to-date list of the status of ratification of the more than 20 international conventions and treaties concerning humanitarian law, human rights, refugees, and international criminal law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742554962
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/08/2007
Edition description:
Second English Language Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 10.02(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Legend
Introduction
The Guide
Appendix A: State of Ratification of Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Conventions
Appendix B: List of States Party to International Humanitarian and Human Rights Conventions (as of July 2006)
Term Index
Humanitarian Law Themes: A Guide to Key Entries Divided by Subject

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