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  • Political Violence and the International Communityby Kirsti Samuels

    BRILL 2007; US$ 145.00

    Developments in International Law and Policy: Political Violence and the International Community considers how the international community practice of responding to political violence has influenced the international law perspective. more...

  • A Strategic Understanding of UN Economic Sanctionsby Golnoosh Hakimdavar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Economic Sanctions are increasingly used as a legal, non-military technique of combating abusers of international peace. However it remains unclear how the success or failure of these sanctions is measured. This book examines the seldom-explored United Nations? economic sanctions deliberation process and exposes systematic problems in the measurement... more...

  • The Responsibility to Protectby International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 15.00

    The international community faces no more critical issue currently than how to protect people caught in new and large-scale humanitarian crises ? humanitarian intervention has been controversial both when it has happened, as in Kosovo, and when it has failed to happen, as in Rwanda. While there is general agreement internationally that we should not... more...

  • The Responsibility to Protectby Thomas G. Weiss; Don Hubert

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    In his Millennium Report to the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Kofi Annan challenged the international community to address the real dilemmas posed by intervention and sovereignty. The independent International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) was established by the Canadian government in September 2000 to... more...

  • United Nations Sanctions and the Rule of Lawby Jeremy Matam Farrall

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    In this 2007 book, Farrall surveys the history of UN sanctions. more...

  • Striking Firstby Michael W. Doyle; Stephen Macedo

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 17.95 US$ 14.36

    Does the United States have the right to defend itself by striking first, or must it wait until an attack is in progress? Is the Bush Doctrine of aggressive preventive action a justified and legal recourse against threats posed by terrorists and rogue states? Tackling one of the most controversial policy issues of the post-September 11 world, Michael... more...

  • The Problem of Enforcement in International Lawby Elena Katselli Proukaki

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the contentious topic of how collective and community issues should be protected and enforced in international law. Elena Katselli Proukaki takes a detailed look at the issue of third-State countermeasures, and considers the work the International Law Commission has done in this area. The volume addresses both the theory and practice... more...

  • The State versus the Individualby Katariina Simonen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    The question of humanitarian interventionīs legality remains unanswered to date. This book offers a new approach to the legality issue by combining legal theory and international law. With humanitarian intervention, hard choices still have to be made by the international lawgiver. more...

  • Terrorism and Warby Jean Arundale; Coline Covington; Jean Knox; Paul Williams

    Karnac Books 2002; US$ 44.95

    Following the attacks of September 11th 2001, one of the resounding questions asked was "What would make anyone do such a thing?" The psychological mentality of the suicidal terrorist left a gaping hole in people's understanding. This essential volume represents a much-needed effort to collate and examine some of the material already at our disposal... more...

  • Passion and Ambivalenceby Nathaniel Berman; Euan MacDonald

    BRILL 2011; US$ 177.00

    Tracing our current preoccupation with nationalist, ethnic, and religious conflict to the ?cultural Modernist? revolutions of the early twentieth century, this volume draws on cultural studies, postcolonial theory, and psychoanalysis to offer a radical reinterpretation of contemporary international law?s origins. more...