Modern piracy : legal challenges and responses
- Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar, 
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- Physical description
- xvi, 354 pages ; 24 cm
KZ7212 .M63 2013
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- Guilfoyle, Douglas, editor of compilation.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction : piracy, law and lawyers / Douglas Guilfoyle
- Piracy and armed robbery against ships in Southeast Asia / Robert Beckman
- Piracy off Somalia and counter-piracy efforts / Douglas Guilfoyle
- Petro-piracy : predation and counter-predation in Nigerian waters / Martin N. Murphy
- Responses to contemporary piracy : disentangling the organizational field / Christian Bueger
- Piracy and the international law of the sea / Tullio Treves
- Capture and disruption operations : the use of force in counter-piracy off Somalia / Andrew Murdoch and Doughas Guilfoyle
- Initiating criminal proceedings with military force : some legal aspects of policing Somali pirates by navies / Håkan Friman and Jens Lindborg
- Reshaping maritime security cooperation : the importance of interagency coordination at the national level / Brian Wilson
- International and comparative regulation of private maritime security companies employed in counter-piracy / James Kraska
- What is a pirate? : a common law answer to an age-old question / Peter MacDonald Eggers
- Insurance protection against piracy / Peter MacDonald Eggers
- Piracy and carriage of goods by sea / Keith Michel
- Policy tensions and the legal regime governing piracy / Douglas Guilfoyle.
- Publisher's Summary
- Modern Piracy is the first book to survey the law of maritime piracy from both public law and commercial law perspectives, as well as providing a contextual overview of piracy in major hotspots. Topics covered include issues of international law, law-enforcement cooperation, private armed security, ransoms, insurance and carriage of goods by sea. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the range of legal issues presented by the modern piracy menace and will be of interest to scholars and practitioners alike. Benefiting from a wide range of international expertise, this book will be of interest to public international law academics, government legal counsel, maritime commercial law practitioners, international relations academics as well as anyone interested in transnational organised crime.
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- edited by Douglas Guilfoyle, Reader in Law, University College London.