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Human Rights in War

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  • © 2022

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  • Offers a range of disciplinary perspectives on violations of human rights
  • Brings together the latest authoritative information and sound analysis on the multifaceted problems
  • Provides a reliable basis for developing new strategies and approaches

Part of the book series: International Human Rights (IHR)

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This volume is the most comprehensive and up-to-date compilation of in-depth analyses on human rights violations committed in war. It offers myriad perspectives on the content and application of legal protections offered to civilians, including women, children and the elderly, and to others who are ‘no longer active in the fight.’ A series of carefully researched case studies illustrates the extent to which human rights violations occur in recent and current armed conflict, and signals the ways in which these violations are dealt with. Each of the contributing authors has been selected on the basis of their international academic reputation and/or professional standing within the human rights field. Given the alarming numbers of people harmed in recent and current armed conflict, this book will be of great interest to researchers, policymakers and opinion-shapers alike.

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Table of contents (21 entries)

  1. Emergence of Human Rights Concerns in Armed Conflict

  2. Protecting People and Prohibiting Weapons

  3. Contemporary Situations

Editors and Affiliations

  • School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand

    Damien Rogers

About the editor

Damien Rogers is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations within the School of People, Environment and Planning at Massey University's Albany Campus, Auckland, New Zealand. He holds a PhD in Political Science and International Relations from the Australian National University and a PhD in Law from the University of Waikato. He also holds Masters degrees from the University of Canterbury and Victoria University of Wellington. Rogers is author of Postinternationalism and Small Arms Control: Theory, Politics, Security (Franham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2009) and Law, Politics and the Limits of Prosecuting Mass Atrocity (New York: Palgrave McMillan, 2017). He has also published articles and book chapters that use critical approaches to better understand the international community’s various responses to political violence, including armed conflict, mass atrocity and terrorism. His other areas of interest include: surveillance, intelligence, policing, arms control, and foreign policy. Before entering the academy, Rogers spent nearly a decade working within New Zealand’s intelligence community, including at the Government Communications Security Bureau, Ministry of Defence, New Zealand Defence Force, and the Border Security Group of Immigration New Zealand.


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