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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
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...
- IOS Press 2013; US$ 174.00
Instability in Afghanistan has had a considerable effect on regional security in Central Asia, particularly in the aftermath of the events of 9/11, and this has meant that the importance of NATO and its contribution to security in this area has increased considerably. A detailed analysis of this topic is precisely important because it could highlight... 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 39.99
Als entscheidendes konstituierendes Merkmal moderner demokratischer Gesellschaften haben Konzepte von Zivilgesellschaft und zivilgesellschaftliches Handeln eine hohe praktisch-politische und wissenschaftstheoretische Bedeutung für die Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und die Stabilisierung von Nachkriegsgesellschaften. Gülcan Akkaya untersucht am Beispiel... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52
A study, from Hobbes to the UN, of attempts to ground authority on the capacity to guarantee protection. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 79.99
In den 90er Jahren etablierte sich die Idee internationaler Schutzzonen in Kriegsgebieten. So initiierten die USA im Jahr 1990 safe havens im Nordirak für die Kurden, verkündete der UN-Sicherheitsrat 1993 in Bosnien-Herzegowina safe areas und wurden 1994 safe humanitarian zones in Ruanda unter französischer Führung errichtet. Vor dem Hintergrund der... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79
UN peacekeepers play a crucial role in countering threats to peace and security worldwide, often dealing with very complex situations. This book provides a complete overview of the international laws and guidelines governing the development, management, and conduct of these operations, presenting both the primary materials and explanatory notes 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...