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Modern warfare : armed groups, private militaries, humanitarian organizations, and the law / edited by Benjamin Perrin.


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Vancouver : UBC Press, c2012.
  • Book
  • xx, 395 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction / Benjamin Perrin
  • Asymmetrical reciprocity and compliance with the laws of war / René 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
  • 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
  • "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
  • Silent wars in our cities : alternatives to the inadequacy of international humanitarian law to protect civilians during endemic urban violence / Carlos Iván Fuentes
  • Rethinking stabilization and humanitarian action in "fragile cities" / Robert Muggah and Oliver Jütersonke
  • 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.
Also issued in electronic format.
Perrin, Benjamin.

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