Tuesday, November 23, 2010

BOOK: Conflict in the Caucasus: Implications for International Legal Order (Euro-Asian Studies)

Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (November 23, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0230241247
ISBN-13: 978-0230241244

Product Description: This book addresses multiple aspects of the conflict between Georgia and Russia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia in August 2008, including the use of force, human rights, transnational litigation and international law 'rhetoric'. The particulars of the conflict are explored alongside their wider implications for international order.

About the Authors
JAMES A. GREEN is a Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Reading, UK. He was previously a researcher at the universities of Nottingham and Michigan. He is the author of The International Court of Justice and Self-Defence in International Law, which was awarded the Francis Lieber Prize for an exceptional work in the field of law and armed conflict.

CHRISTOPHER WATERS is the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, UK. In 2006-07 he was a Visiting Research Fellow in the 'Changing Character of War' programme at the University of Oxford. His publications include Counsel in the Caucasus and The State of Law in the South Caucasus.

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