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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, no. 46
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a systematic and comprehensive attempt by legal scholars to conceptualize the theory of emergency powers, combining post-September 11 developments with more general theoretical,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Law in Times of Crisis
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
ISBN: 9780511493997 0511493991
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511493997
OCLC Number: 938982392
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 13 Sep 2011).
Awards: Winner of ASIL Book Prize 2007
Description: 1 online resource (516 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Table of cases; Table of treaties; Table of legislation; Table of international materials; Introduction; Part I: 1. Models of accommodation; 2. Law for all seasons; 3. Models of extra-legality; 4. Five degrees of separation; Part II: 5. International human rights and emergencies; 6. Emergencies and humanitarian law; 7. Terrorism, emergencies and international responses to contemporary threats; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law, no. 46
Responsibility: Oren Gross, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin.
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'This book rightfully takes its place as an important and novel addition to discussions regarding law's response to crisis.' The Law and Politics Book Review 'Quite apart from the impressive reach of Read more...

 
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