Book Chapter

Introduction [to Health and medical research: Contribution of the social and behavioural sciences]

MR PRIOR, J MILGROM

Health and medical research: Contribution of the social and behavioural sciences | Australian Psychological Society | Published : 2001

Abstract

Events: The Force of International Law presents an analysis of international law, centred upon those historical and recent events in which international law has exerted, or acquired, its force. From Spanish colonization and the Peace of Westphalia, through the release of Nelson Mandela and the Rwandan genocide, and to recent international trade negotiations and the 'torture memos', each chapter in this book focuses on a specific international legal event. Short and accessible to the non-specialist reader, these chapters consider what forces are put into play when international law is invoked, as it is so frequently today, by lawyers, laypeople, or leaders. At the same time, they also reflect..

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