War, Conflict and Human Rights
Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition
To Be Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge – 272 pages
War, Conflict and Human Rights is an innovative, interdisciplinary textbook combining aspects of law, politics, and conflict analysis to examine the relationship between human rights and armed conflict. This second edition has been revised and updated.
Making use of both theoretical and practical approaches, the book:
This book will be essential reading for students of war and conflict studies, human rights, and international humanitarian law, and highly recommended for students of conflict resolution, peacebuilding, international security and international relations, generally.
Chandra Lekha Sriram is Professor of International Law at SOAS, University of London.
Olga Martin-Ortega is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict at the University of East London.
Johanna Herman is Research Fellow at the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict at the University of East London.
Introduction SECTION I: War and Human Rights: Critical Issues, Law, Politics, and Debates 1. The Interplay between War and Human rights 2. Conflict: Fundamentals and Debates 3. Human Rights: History and Debates 4. Humanitarian and Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict 5. (New Chapter) Non-state Actors in Contemporary Conflicts SECTION II: Contemporary Conflict: Critical Cases 6. The Former Yugoslavia 7. Sierra Leone 8. The Democratic Republic of Congo 9. Sudan 10. (New Chapter)Cambodia PART III: Building Peace and Seeking Accountability: Recent Mechanisms and Institutions 11. Ad hoc Tribunals: The ICTR and ICTY 12. Enforcing Human Rights Violations Transnationally 13. Internationalized Criminal Tribunals 14. The International Criminal Court 15. Enduring and Emergent Challenges and Opportunities
Chandra Lekha Sriram is Professor of International Law at the School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London.
Olga Martin-Ortega is Reader in International Law, University of Greenwich
Johanna Herman is a Research Fellow, Centre on Human Rights in Conflict, University of East London.