The power and purpose of international law [electronic resource] : insights from the theory and practice of enforcement / Mary Ellen O'Connell.

This text provides an explanation of the role of international law in today's world, and shows why there are no acceptable arguments to justify the use of torture and secret prisons, or to support the notion of a 'global battlefield'

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Online Access: Full Text (via Oxford)
Main Author: O'Connell, Mary Ellen, 1958-
Other title:Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford scholarship online.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Summary:This text provides an explanation of the role of international law in today's world, and shows why there are no acceptable arguments to justify the use of torture and secret prisons, or to support the notion of a 'global battlefield'
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 391 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780199871100 (ebook) :
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368949.001.0001