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International law and ethnic conflict

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International law.,
  • Ethnic conflict.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David Wippman.
    ContributionsWippman, David, 1954-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ1255 .I58 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 354 p. ;
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL686632M
    ISBN 100801434335
    LC Control Number97033557

    Why does the UN assist states with human rights, ethnic conflicts, world hunger, and refugee problems? a) states have no interest in ensuring that these issues are resolved b) international law prohibits states from addressing these issues themselves, even . The Kosovo Report is a final product of the work by the Independent International Commission on Kosovo, established to examine key developments prior to, during, and after the Kosovo war, including systematic violations of human rights in the region. The report assesses effectiveness of diplomatic efforts to prevent the war, legality of the NATO bombing campaign against Yugoslavia, and the.

      With groups like Isis and Al-Qaida now waging war across the world, Lyal S. Sunga asks whether it’s time for a new UN convention on terrorism. Kent has been at the forefront of conflict negotiation and resolution for almost 50 years. The Conflict Analysis Research Centre brings together academics working on different aspects of conflict and security as well as PhD and Master’s students studying International Conflict Analysis, International Law and International Relations.

    Articles and Books Akande, Jadesola, (), ”The Minorities and the Challenge to Federalism”, Richard A. Olaniyan (ed.), Federalism in a Changing World, Lagos, Office of the Minister of Special Duties, The Presidency. Amersfoort, Hans van, (), ”Minority as a Sociological Concept”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 1, 2 (April), pp International law, also known as public international law and law of nations, is the set of rules, norms, and standards generally accepted in relations between nations. It establishes normative guidelines and a common conceptual framework to guide states across a broad range of domains, including war, diplomacy, trade, and human rights.


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The contributors to this book examine the various roles international law and international institutions play in dealing with ethnic conflict. International Law and Ethnic Conflict first covers general philosophical, historical, and cultural issues arising from attempts to apply international law to ethnic : David Wippman.

The contributors to this book examine the various roles international law and international institutions play in dealing with ethnic conflict.

International Law and Ethnic Conflict first covers general philosophical, historical, and cultural issues arising from attempts to apply international law to ethnic conflict. The authors assess the legitimacy of demands based on group identity, the legal rights of ethnic Cited by: The contributors to this book examine the various roles international law and international institutions play in dealing with ethnic conflict.

International Law and Ethnic Conflict first covers. "International Law and Ethnic Conflict first covers general philosophical, historical, and cultural issues arising from attempts to apply international law to ethnic conflict.

The authors assess the legitimacy of demands based on group identity, the legal rights of ethnic groups, the validity of various entitlement claims, and the meaning of statehood.

The book challenges two major assumptions of contemporary studies of ethnic conflict: first, that ethnicity is essentially psychological and irrational and, second, that ethnic politics are a domestic affair and have only indirect and unintended international consequences.5/5(1).

collection of contributions on international law and ethnic conflict.' Wippman's book is not simply a collection of essays, but a voyage of discovery, a glimpse into a new trend in international law. The book is about how we see, and should see, ethnic conflict in Author: Satvinder S Juss.

The Ethnic Conflict in Solomon Islands by Chief Justice The Ethnic Conflict in Solomon Islands by Chief Justice Collective Identity and the Construction of Political Markets in Africa In order to regulate wars of self-determination under international law, and to control the means and methods of warfare utilized in them, international Author: Albert Palmer.

Written as the decade-long Syria conflict nears an end, this is the first book-length treatment of how the Syrian war has changed international law. In The Syrian Conflict's Impact on International Law, the authors explain the history of the current conflict in Syria and discuss the principles and process of customary international law formation and the phenomenon of accelerated formation of customary international law.

GENEVA LAW • Rules of International Law relating to the Protection of persons placed hors de combat or not taking part in the hostilities (e.g. wounded, prisoners of war, civilians) HAGUE LAW • Rules relating to the actual conduct of armed hostilities (e.g.

rules prohibiting or limiting the use of specific means and methods of warfare). Indigenous peoples rights have been treated as a category of general international human rights law.

International law research focuses on identifying conventions or treaties, customary international law, international legislation, case decisions, and monographic and periodical commentary which apply to the situation under consideration.

Arising from an international seminar on ethnic conflict and human rights, the book explores the question of ethnic conflicts and their relationship to human rights issues. This book comprises contributions by leading experts in the field of international humanitarian law on the subject of the categorization or classification of armed conflicts.

It is divided into two sections; the first aims to provide the reader with a sound understanding of the legal questions surrounding the classification of hostilities and its consequences; the second includes ten case. These experts address deadly conflict in a comprehensive fashion covering all its stages: the causes and prevention of conflict; conflict resolution and peace-building; international criminal law and international humanitarian law and the role of the United Nations, humanitarian organisations and peacekeepers in post conflict situations.

International Organizations and Ethnic Conflict. Excerpt. One noticeable outcome of the end of the cold war has been the great disparity between the rising demand and expectations for intervention by the United Nations and other international organizations and the limited capabilities of these IOs to meet these demands and expectations.

This book is a good read for anyone interested in international politics, or how the world works (both theory and application).The Law of Nations deals largely with political philosophy and international relations, and has been said to have modernized the entire theory and practice of international law.

On a more relevant note, International law can be used to resolve conflict by not only proving what one country promised another country by examining the legal documents, it can even be helpful to such a simple point as getting the two nations to work out a solution to a problem otherwise solved by war.

rights law and international humanitarian law was that the former applied in times of peace and the latter in situations of armed conflict. Modern international law, however, recognizes that this distinction is inaccurate. Indeed, it is widely recognized nowadays by the international communityFile Size: KB.

the challenges of contemporary armed conflicts Document prepared by the International Committee of the Red Cross for the 30th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Geneva, Switzerland, 26–30 November I. Introduction This is the second report on ‘‘International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the.

The completely updated edition of this groundbreaking text provides students with a clear analytical framework for understanding ethnic conflicts and how they affect international relations.

This text surveys theories of nationalism and ethnic conflict and tests their applicability to a number of contemporary cases: the more confident nationalism of Putin's Russia, the intensification of. Ethnic conflict can erupt when a majority group controls the state, having at its disposal the institutions of government and the legitimate exercise of force, as well as the funding and infrastructure needed to carry out military operations.

If other ethnic groups take up arms against the group that is in power. Circuit and, prior to entering academics inpracticed with the Wall Street firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. Professor Chua joined the Yale Law School faculty in Her expertise is in international business transactions, law and development, ethnic conflict, and globalization and the law.International Law and New Wars examines how international law fails to address the contemporary experience of what are known as 'new wars' - instances of armed conflict and violence in places such as Syria, Ukraine, Libya, Mali, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South by: MSc International Relations and International Law offers you an interdisciplinary perspective on global governance.

nuclear weapons proliferation, ethnic conflicts, climate change, and protection of human rights. Dr Irène Couzigou researches in the field of Public International Law. Her book The Evolution of the International Status of.