The Protection of Diplomatic Personnel

The Protection of Diplomatic Personnel

by J Craig Barker

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In light of the considerable growth in persons having diplomatic status and the subsequent increase in attacks on diplomatic personnel, this book provides an in-depth examination of the legal and non-legal regimes directed towards the protection of diplomatic personnel around the world. It focuses in particular on recent developments in international law relating to the prevention of terrorism and the development of international criminal law.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409493143
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 01/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 19 MB
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About the Author

Professor J. Craig Barker is Dean of London South Bank University's School of Law and Social Sciences. He teaches in the fields of public international law and international criminal law. His primary research interest is the legal regulation of diplomatic relations and international immunities generally.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; The nature of the problem; The scope of the work; Historical and theoretical perspectives on the protection of diplomatic personnel; The law providing for the protection of diplomatic personnel; The prevention and punishment of crimes against diplomatic personnel; Protecting diplomatic personnel in an age of terror- the necessity of a multi-faceted approach; Conclusions; Annexes; Bibliography; Index.

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