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- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00 US$ 31.16
An analysis of the authority of internationally-authorized armed interventions, considering experiences of nine democracies. 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34
A study, from Hobbes to the UN, of attempts to ground authority on the capacity to guarantee protection. more...
International Humanitarian Law: Origins, Challenges, Prospects, International Humanitarian Law: ProspectsBRILL 2006; US$ 138.00
In three distinct volumes the editors bring together a distinguished group of contributors whose essays chart the history, practice, and future of international humanitarian law. At a time when the war crimes of recent decades are being examined in the International Criminal Tribunals for Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and a new International Criminal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Since the UN Charter came into effect in 1945, there have been numerous incidents in which one or more of the five major powers (at least arguably) violated the Charter's Article 2(4) prohibition of force. Such incidents notwithstanding, this book demonstrates how the Charter restrains the major powers' military actions. As an instrument of international... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 27.44
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...
- 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...