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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The role of the United Nations in collective security has been evolving since its inception in 1945. This book explores collective security as practiced within the legal framework provided by the United Nations Charter, with a particular focus upon activity undertaken under the auspices of the UN Security Council, the body conferred by the Charter... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
The attacks of September 11, 2001, the US response and the international community's approval of the subsequent military action represent a new paradigm in the international law relating to the use of force. Previously, acts of terrorism were seen as criminal acts carried out by private, non-governmental entities. In contrast, the September 11 attacks... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 163.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 79.99
United Nations peacekeepers currently play a crucial role in international responses to threats to peace and security across the globe. Since 1948 the UN has been involved in over 60 peacekeeping operations. However in the current environment of complex and rapidly changing threats to peace, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of UN peacekeepers... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00
A study, from Hobbes to the UN, of attempts to ground authority on the capacity to guarantee protection. more...