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Title Civilian immunity in war / Igor Primoratz.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.

Subject War -- Protection of civilians.
War victims -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
Humanitarian law.
Alt Name Primoratz, Igor.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 263 pages)
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-259) and index.
Contents Civilian immunity in war : its grounds, scope, and weight / Igor Primoratz -- Civilians and soldiers / Uwe Steinhoff -- Civilian immunity in war : from Augustine to Vattel / Colm McKeogh -- Civilian immunity in war : legal aspects / David Kretzmer -- Civilian immunity, forcing the choice, and collective responsibility / Seumas Miller -- Collateral immunity in war and terrorism / C.A.J. (Tony) Coady -- Airpower and non-combatant immunity : the road to Dresden / Stephen A. Garrett -- Civilian immunity in the precision-guidance age / Hugh White -- Civilian immunity in the 'new wars' / Paul Gilbert -- Women, war, and international law / VĂ©ronique Zanetti -- War and the protection of property / Janna Thompson.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Summary The protection of noncombatants from deadly violence is the centrepiece of any account of ethical and legal constraints on war. It was a major achievement of moral progress from early modern times to World War I. Yet it has been under constant attrition since - perhaps never more so than in our time, with its 'new wars', the spectre of weapons of mass destruction, and the global terrorism alert. Civilian Immunity in War presents eleven specially written essays on. the main aspects of this highly topical subject. Written in a clear and non-technical style, this volume will appeal to students an.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191537448 (electronic bk.)
0191537446 (electronic bk.)
0199290741 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 314220486
Additional Format Print version: Civilian immunity in war. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007 9780199290741 0199290741 (DLC) 2007021463 (OCoLC)140100871

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