Foreign Fighters under International Law and Beyond

Foreign Fighters under International Law and Beyond

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789462650985
Publisher: T.M.C. Asser Press
Publication date: 02/27/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 533
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author


Andrea De Guttry, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Francesca Capone, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Christophe Paulussen, T.M.C. Asser Instituut, The Hague, The Netherlands

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Foreign Fighters’ in the Syria and Iraq Conflict: Statistics and Characteristics of a Rapidly Growing Phenomenon.- Foreign Fighters’ Involvement in National and International Wars: A Historical Survey.- Foreign Fighters as a Challenge for International Relations Theory.- Foreign Fighters: Motivations for Travel to Foreign Conflicts.- The Emerging Role of Social Media in the Recruitment of Foreign Fighters Gabriel Weimann.- Analysing the Recruitment and Use of Foreign Men and Women in ISIL through a Gender Perspective.- The Military Impact of Foreign Fighters on the Battlefield: the Case of the ISIL.- The Status of Foreign Fighters under International Humanitarian Law Emanuele Sommario.- Foreign Fighters and International Criminal Law.- Child Soldiers: the Expanding Practice of Minors Recruited to Become Foreign Fighters.- Armed Opposition Groups’ (and Foreign Fighters’) Abidance by Human Rights Law: the Issue of Compliance in Syria and Iraq.

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