Book Of The Month - Research Handbook On Human Rights And Humanitarian Law

Research Handbook On Human Rights And Humanitarian Law, edited by R. Kolb and G. Gaggioli, 2013, Edward Elgar.

This volume explores the interplay between international human rights law and IHL, with expert analysis on the issues surrounding their application in armed conflicts. Contributors provide comment on the historical background and origins of these two bodies of law and their application today.

The Handbook is divided in four parts - Historical Background, Common Issues, The Need for a Combined Approach, and Monitoring Mechanisms, with contributions by leading experts, including the ICRC's.