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- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 33.00
A study, from Hobbes to the UN, of attempts to ground authority on the capacity to guarantee protection. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 148.00
This work reconsiders the legal framework governing wars of national liberation in light of conflicts in the South Moluccas and Aceh against Indonesia. It recommends how the framework should be amended to deal adequately with modern self-determination conflicts. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00
Confronted with the practical legal aspects of Peace Support Operations (PSO) in their daily work, the two authors realized that there was an urgent need for the international community of military and civilian lawyers, law enforcement agencies, policy makers, legal advisers and military commanders dealing with these types of missions to have a guidebook... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 111.60
Since the end of the last century, UN peacekeeping has undergone a fundamental and largely unexamined change. Peacekeeping operations, long expected to use force only in self-defence and to act impartially, are now increasingly relied upon by the Security Council as a means to maintain and restore security within a country. The operations are established... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Despite recent attempts by scholars to examine the absolute prohibition of threats of force under Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, threats remain a largely un-chartered area in international law when compared with actual uses of force. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach and utilising strategic literature and international relations theory, this... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 130.00
This exceptional and timely volume examines the use of force in the war against terror. The work is based on the central theme that the use of force is visibly enrolled in a process of change and it evaluates this within the framework of the uncertainty a more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 148.00
Casualties of the New World Order contends that the high rate of failure among post-Cold War UN missions are attributable to common weaknesses which are vulnerable to civil war dynamics. These mission weaknesses derive from the high level of control over the missions' mandates and operations wielded by combinations of self-interested and distracted... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00
In this book Professor Franck tracks various conflicts since 1945 which have contributed to the extensive interpretation of the UN Charter by the UN's principal political institutions. He examines the law pertaining to the use of force againt subversion and terrorism, and the need to balance peace with justice. more...