Modern warfare : armed groups, private militaries, humanitarian organizations, and the law
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Humanitarian assistance.
Humanitarian law.
Private security services.
Urban violence.
War (International law)
Other Authors:
Perrin, Benjamin.
Publisher, Date:
Vancouver : UBC Press, c2012.
xx, 395 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part 1. Non-state armed groups : the compliance challenge
Asymmetrical Reciprocity and Compliance with the Laws of War / Renâe Provost
The Pragmatic Value of Reciprocity : Promoting Respect for International Humanitarian Law among Non-State Armed Groups / Sophie Rondeau
Armed Non-State Actors and Humanitarian Norms : Lessons from the Geneva Call Experience / Elisabeth Decrey Warner, Jonathan Somer, and Pascal Bongard
The Ownership of International Humanitarian Law : Non-State Armed Groups and the Formation and Enforcement of IHL Rules / Sandesh Sivakumaran
Armed Groups and the Arms Trade Treaty : Challenges and Opportunities / Pablo Policzer and Valerie Yankey-Wayne.
Part 2. Private Military and Security Companies and Humanitarian Organizations
Private Security Companies and Humanitarian Organizations : Implications for International Humanitarian Law / Benjamin Perrin
The Case for Humanitarian Organizations to Use Private Security Contractors / Andrew Bearpark
The Use of Armed Security Escorts : a Challenge to Independent and Neutral Humanitarian Action / Jamie Williamson
Obligations of Private Military and Security Companies under International Humanitarian Law / Fred Schreier.
Part 3. The "Humanitarian Space" Debate
"Humanitarian Space" in Search of a New Home : (Limited) Guidance from International Law / Sylvain Beauchamp
Humanitarian Space and Stability Operations / Michael Khambatta
The Implications for Women of a Shrinking Humanitarian Space / Valerie Oosterveld
Whither Humanitarian Space? : the Costs of Integrated Peacebuilding in Afghanistan / Emily Paddon and Taylor Owen.
Part 4. Addressing Endemic Urban Violence
Silent Wars in Our Cities : Alternatives to the Inadequacy of International Humanitarian Law to Protect Civilians during Endemic Urban Violence / Carlos Ivâan Fuentes
Rethinking Stabilization and Humanitarian Action in "Fragile Cities" / Robert Muggah and Oliver Jèutersonke
Stabilization and Humanitarian Action in Haiti / Robert Muggah
Violence against Children in Urban Settings : Private Hurt, Public Manifestations / Gurvinder Singh and Judi Fairholm
Conclusion / Benjamin Perrin.
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