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concept of war in contemporary history and international law.

Lothar Kotzsch

concept of war in contemporary history and international law.

by Lothar Kotzsch

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Published by E. Droz in Genève .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War (International law)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [299]-310.

    SeriesÉtudes d"histoire économique, politique et sociale,, 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX4511 .K6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p.
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6217266M
    LC Control Number57000199
    OCLC/WorldCa2229355

    Inter-national war, the frame of reference of political philosophy, public international law, and political theory of international relations, remain the exception. Likewise, the influence of the military-industrial complex has certainly not diminished, and imperialist wars did not disappear. The Concept of the State in International Relations viii of International law – (). He is currently working on a history of international legal thought, – William E. Scheuerman is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, where he presently serves as Graduate Director and.

    One of sovereignty’s key purposes is the peaceful coexistence of states with different internal political systems. Neglected as a subject of serious analysis in international relations during the Cold War, questions about sovereignty’s continuing relevance in a . Hans Kelsen on International Law Francois Rigaux* Abstract Kelsen's monistic theory of law, according to which international and municipal law have the same subject-matter, paved the way for the dominant contemporary doctrine: international law can encompass every aspect of human life which warrants international legal protection of human rights.

    III. International Humanitarian Law and cultural relativism [See also Introductory Text and Quotations under Historical Development of International Humanitarian Law]. Introductory text. Up until the s, IHL – or at least its codified norms – was strongly influenced by Western culture and European powers. However, the humanitarian ideas and concepts formalized in humanitarian law. distinguish between the ‘classical’ system of international law (–) and the development of ‘modern’ or ‘new’ international law since the First World War. The classical system was based on the recognition of the modern sovereign state as the only subject of international law. This system wasFile Size: KB.


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Concept of war in contemporary history and international law. Genève, E. Droz, (OCoLC) Online version: Kotzsch, Lothar. Concept of war in contemporary history and international law. Genève, E. Droz, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lothar Kotzsch.

the concept of war involves questions of fundamental importance about the prohibition on the threat or use of force in Article 2(4) of the Charter at a time of increasing willingness to employ force as an instru-ment of foreign policy. PEACE AND WAR IN INTERNATIONAL LAW PRIOR TO THE concept of war was an important feature of.

Leon Fnedman, The Law of War--A Documentary History--Vol. I (). Lothar Kotzsch, The Concept of War In Contemporary History and Intemational Law (). Julius Stone, Legal Controls of International Conflict ().

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Concept of war in contemporary history and international law. book law - International law - Historical development: International law reflects the establishment and subsequent modification of a world system founded almost exclusively on the notion that independent sovereign states are the only relevant actors in the international system.

The essential structure of international law was mapped out during the European Renaissance, though its. Great leaders made the twentieth century safer and more peaceful. In The Peacemakers, a kind of global edition of John F.

Kennedy's Profiles in Courage, Bruce Jentleson shows how key figures in the previous century rewrote the zero-sum and transactional scripts they were handed and successfully prevented conflict, advanced human rights, and promoted global sustainability.

Contemporary history, in English-language historiography, is a subset of modern history that describes the historical period from approximately to the present.

Contemporary history is either a subset of the late modern period, or it is one of the three major subsets of modern history, alongside the early modern period and the late modern period.

The term contemporary history has been in. The Concept of International Law Philip Allott* International law is the law of international society. (2) The legal self-constituting of society its so-called history, flows from and to private memory.

Society’s collective deliberations, using the self-ordering functions of. Those include, inter alia, the law governing the jus ad bellum, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international environmental law, the law of the sea, the law of state jurisdiction, state immunity, or the law governing state responsibility.

That is the approach of the present : Robin Geiß. Just war, notion that the resort to armed force (jus ad bellum) is justified under certain conditions; also, the notion that the use of such force (jus in bello) should be limited in certain war is a Western concept and should be distinguished from the Islamic concept of jihad (Arabic: “striving”), or holy war, which in Muslim legal theory is the only type of just war.

The socio-political definition of war According to international law, war, in principle, can only take place between sovereign political entities, that is, States.

War is thus a means for resolving differences between units of the highest order of political organization. The majority of File Size: KB. Victory in War is a positive contribution to that essential development." -Admiral William T Pendley (USN ret.) "Martel gives us an important book on a pressing subject of overriding importance to policy makers and military planners/5(3).

International Law and the Cold War is the first book dedicated to examining the relationship between the Cold War and International Law. The authors adopt a variety of creative approaches - in relation to events and fields such as nuclear war, environmental protection, the Suez crisis and the Lumumba assassination - in order to demonstrate the many ways in which international law acted upon.

Keywords: war and peace, international relations history, national and international security, the state, nuclear weapons, international history, regional security, the concept of security, theoretical history, international organisations.

Contents 1. Introduction 2. International security: past and present New forms of international securityFile Size: KB. 1 Introduction. International humanitarian law, as the ius in bello is currently described, is imbued with a particular sense of its history.

Sometimes, international lawyers locate international humanitarian law in a long history of codes of warfare that straddle different times and by: In the Shadow of Vitoria: A History of International Law in Spain () offers the first comprehensive treatment of the intellectual evolution of international law in Spain from the late 18th century to the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War.

Ignacio de la Rasilla del Moral recounts the history of the two ‘renaissances’ of Francisco de Vitoria and the Spanish Classics of. The International Criminal Court hears cases of the gravest breaches of international law, specifically cases of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and crimes of aggression.

cation to contemporary international relations. The book also includes numerous terms that have only recently joined the vocabulary of the discipline to describe new phenomena in world politics.

Although each entry is self-contained, cross-references to other concepts are fre-quent, and they are indicated by the use of bold type. At the end of. fundamental concept of a crime in international criminal law that this book endeavours to address. 1 This book mostly deals with the practices and jurisprudence of the the International CriminalFile Size: 1MB.

Together, they provide a vivid, detailed, and especially readable account of the [law of war]. This set is destined to be described by all holders as a richly adorned, and affordable, research treasure trove.” ―American Society of International Law Newsletter, Issue #43 “Review of A History of the Laws of War and The Causes of War, Volume 1Format: Hardcover.

"The Creation of States in International Law" published on by Oxford University Press.Al-Dawoody examines the justifications and regulations for going to war in both international and domestic armed conflicts under Islamic law.

He studies the various kinds of use of force by both state and non-state actors in order to determine the nature of the Islamic law of war.Carl Schmitt’s conceptual history of war is routinely invoked to comprehend the contemporary mutations in the concept and practice of war.

This literature has passively relied on Schmitt’s interpretation of the nomos of the Ius Publicum Europaeum, which traced the transition from early modern ‘non-discriminatory war’ to the US–American promotion of discriminatory warfare as a new Author: Benno Teschke.