International Security and International Law (Prof. HAYASHI Mika)


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Books

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An introduction to the international law of armed conflicts
Robert Kolb and Richard Hyde

Recommendation Comment
While the publication date is not recent, the book is an excellent introduction to the law of armed conflict, and will be used as reading assignment for a number of sessions.

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Advanced introduction to international humanitarian law
Robert Kolb

Recommendation Comment
This will make a good companion reading material to the first book in the list.

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International humanitarian law : Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare
Sassli, Marco

Recommendation Comment
If interested in learning more about international humanitarian law, this is a structured and detailed presentation of this branch of law by a leading expert

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International Humanitarian Law
Crawford Emily, Pert Alison

Recommendation Comment
Another recent publication that deals with international humanitarian law.

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Advanced introduction to international conflict and security law
Nigel D. White

Recommendation Comment
Collective security is another topic discussed in the class, and this is a reference book for those discussions.

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Human perspectives on the development and use of nuclear energy
Jonathan L. Black-Branch, Dieter Fleck, editors

Recommendation Comment
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW, adopted in 2017) is analyzed from mutiple angles.

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Legal Challenges for Nuclear Security and Deterrence
Jonathan L. Black-Branch, Dieter Fleck, editors

Recommendation Comment
Given the impasse the TPNW has led to, new approaches to nuclear disarmament and nuclear deterrence are discussed by various authors.

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Counter-terrorism : international law and practice
edited by Ana Maria Salinas De Frías, Katja LH Samuel, and Nigel D White

Recommendation Comment

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International law and the use of force : cases and materials
Janik, Ralph

Recommendation Comment
A reference book.

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International law
Anders Henriksen

Recommendation Comment
If participants feel a need to have more background information to the class discussions, a textbook on internaitonal public law can be useful, and here is a concise one.

Web Sites

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《Web》
ICRC Database on Internaitonal Humanitarian Law

Recommendation Comment
A section of the ICRC’s website and a great source of information including the treaties and their most update commentaries.

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《Web》
UN Documents

Recommendation Comment
A database maintained by the UNODA (UN Office for the Disarmament Affairs). Texts of the treaties discussed in the class can be obtained.

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《Web》
UNODA Disarmament Treaties Database

Recommendation Comment
A database maintained by the UNODA (UN Office for the Disarmament Affairs). Texts of the treaties discussed in the class can be obtained.

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《Web》
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

Recommendation Comment
The online version of an authoritative encyclopedia in public international law. The access is offered by the university network.

※本ページの書影は紀伊國屋書店ウェブストアのものを利用しています。

Class Information

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HAYASHI Mika
Directory of Researchers in Kobe University / GSICS website

Class Information

・1st semester:1I660-Thu. 4/Syllabus
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LMS BEEF
Other materials will be added to LMS BEEF as the course progresses. The access to this site is limited to the course participants.