Necessity, Proportionality and the Use of Force by States

Necessity, Proportionality and the Use of Force by States

by Judith Gardam


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521173490
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/21/2011
Series: Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law Series , #35
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

University of Adelaide Law School.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Table of cases; List of abbreviations; Preface; 1. The place of necessity and proportionality in restraints on the forceful actions of states; 2. Necessity, proportionality and the forceful actions of states prior to the adoption of the United Nations Charter in 1945; 3. Proportionality and combatants in modern international humanitarian law; 4. Proportionality and civilians in modern international humanitarian law; 5. Necessity, proportionality and the unilateral use of force in the era of the United Nations Charter; 6. Necessity, proportionality and the United Nations system: collective actions involving the use of force; Bibliography; Index.

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