Modern Warfare: Armed Groups, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations, and the Law

Modern Warfare: Armed Groups, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations, and the Law

By: Benjamin Perrin (editor)Paperback

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Modern Warfare is mandatory reading for academics andpractitioners of international law and students and scholars ofsecurity studies, international relations, and political science.

About Author

Benjamin Perrin is an assistant professor in theFaculty of Law at the University of British Columbia and hasserved as Special Advisor, Legal Affairs and Policy, in the PrimeMinister's Office in Ottawa.


Preface Introduction / Benjamin Perrin Part 1: Non-State Armed Groups - The ComplianceChallenge 1 Asymmetrical Reciprocity and Compliance with the Laws of War /Rene Provost 2 The Pragmatic Value of Reciprocity: Promoting Respect forInternational Humanitarian Law among Non-State Armed Groups /Sophie Rondeau 3 Armed Non-State Actors and Humanitarian Norms: Lessons from theGeneva Call Experience / Elisabeth Decrey Warner, Jonathan Somer,and Pascal Bongard 4 The Ownership of International Humanitarian Law: Non-State ArmedGroups and the Formation and Enforcement of IHL Rules / SandeshSivakumaran 5 Armed Groups and the Arms Trade Treaty: Challenges andOpportunities / Pablo Policzer and Valerie Yankey-Wayne Part 2: Private Military and Security Companies andHumanitarian Organizations 6 Private Security Companies and Humanitarian Organizations:Implications for International Humanitarian Law / BenjaminPerrin 7 The Case for Humanitarian Organizations to Use Private SecurityContactors / Andrew Bearpark 8 The Use of Armed Security Escorts: A Challenge to Independent andNeutral Humanitarian Action / Jamie Williamson 9 Obligations of Private Military and Security Companies underInternational Humanitarian Law / Fred Schreier Part 3: The "Humanitarian Space"Debate 10 "Humanitarian Space" in Search of a New Home:(Limited) Guidance from International Law / SylvainBeauchamp 11 Humanitarian Space and Stability Operations / MichaelKhambatta 12 The Implications for Women of a Shrinking Humanitarian Space /Valerie Oosterveld 13 Whither Humanitarian Space? The Costs of Integrated Peacebuildingin Afghanistan / Emily Paddon and Taylor Owen Part 4: Addressing Endemic Urban Violence 14 Silent Wars in Our Cities: Alternatives to the Inadequacy ofInternational Humanitarian Law to Protect Civilians during EndemicUrban Violence / Carlos Ivan Fuentes 15 Rethinking Stabilization and Humanitarian Action in"Fragile Cities" / Robert Muggah and OliverJutersonke 16 Stabilization and Humanitarian Action in Haiti / RobertMuggah 17 Violence against Children in Urban Settings: Private Hurt, PublicManifestations / Gurvinder Singh and Judi Fairholm Conclusion / Benjamin Perrin Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780774822336
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 420
  • ID: 9780774822336
  • weight: 620
  • ISBN10: 0774822333

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