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Law in times of crisis : emergency powers in theory and practice

Author: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge studies in international and comparative law (Cambridge, England : 1996)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting a systematic and comprehensive attempt by legal scholars to conceptualize the theory of emergency powers, this title considers post-September 11 developments from theoretical, historical and comparative perspectives.
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)65203215
(OCoLC)264753902
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
ISBN: 9780521833516 9780521541237 0521833515 0521541239 0511493991 9780511493997 9786610909698 6610909695
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511493997
OCLC Number: 65203215
Awards: 2007 American Society of International Law Certificate of Merit for Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship.
Description: xxix, 481 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Models of accommodation --
Law for all seasons --
Models of extra-legality --
Five degrees of separation --
International human rights and emergencies --
Emergencies and humanitarian law --
Terrorism, emergencies, and international responses to contemporary threats.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in international and comparative law (Cambridge, England : 1996)
Responsibility: Oren Gross and Fionnuala Ní Aoláin.

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