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Law, Conflict and International Relations

Series Editor: Chandra Lekha Sriram, Julie Mertus, Karin Aggestam, Lorraine Elliott

Since the end of the Cold War, the place of law in international politics has been hotly contested, even as in practice legal rules and actors have become increasingly important. Nowhere has this been more evident than in the role of law in armed conflict, peacemaking, and peacebuilding. This series will bring together cutting-edge, interdisciplinary scholarship on law, conflict, and international politics, encompassing the fields of international criminal law, international human rights law, and international humanitarian law, and law relating to the use of force, and conflict prevention, resolution, peacemaking, and peacebuilding, and resort to the use of force.

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  1. International Law and Civil Wars

    Intervention and Consent

    By Eliav Lieblich

    Series: Law, Conflict and International Relations

    This book examines the international law of forcible intervention in civil wars, in particular the role of party-consent in affecting the legality of such intervention. In modern international law, it is a near consensus that no state can use force against another – the main exceptions being...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding on the Ground

    Victims and ex-combatants

    Edited by Chandra Sriram, Garcia-Godos Jemima, Johanna Herman, Olga Martin-Ortega

    Series: Law, Conflict and International Relations

    This book seeks to refine our understanding of transitional justice and peacebuilding, and long-term security and reintegration challenges after violent conflicts. As recent events following political change during the so-called 'Arab Spring' demonstrate, demands for accountability often follow or...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. International Law, Politics and Inhumane Weapons

    The Effectiveness of Global Landmine Regimes

    By Alan Bryden

    Series: Law, Conflict and International Relations

    This book contributes to contemporary debates on the effectiveness of international humanitarian law (IHL) in regulating or prohibiting inhumane weapons, such as landmines. Two treaties have emerged under IHL in response to the humanitarian scourge of landmines. However, despite a considerable body...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Politics of Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding: The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    By Valerie Arnould
    To Be Published March 31st 2015

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