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- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 69.99
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 35.60
Hauptbeschreibung Die »Krise« des Staates als Inbegriff des Politischen und als Organisationsform legitimer Herrschaft gehört zu den Grunderfahrungen der Gegenwart. Zahlreiche Phänomene der politisch-sozialen Welt bezeugen einen beschleunigten Prozess des Wandels von Staatlichkeit: Es gibt einen wachsenden Raum des Politischen jenseits staatlich... more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 222.00
The human rights idea is shaping the contemporary world. This work focuses on the human rights role of the Security Council in the post Cold War world. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 150.00
The United Nations was created as a response to the suffering caused by World War II. The goal of the organization, as stated in the Charter of the United Nations, was "to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war." That goal is as vital today as it was in 1945. Now in two volumes, with more than 100 new and revised entries. Encyclopedia... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
This pioneering Research Handbook with contributions from renowned experts, provides an overview of the general doctrines making up the law of international organizations. The approach of this book is taken from a novel perspective: that of the tension between functionalism and constitutionalism. In doing so, this Handbook presents not only practically... more...
A Violation of International Law as a Necessary Element of a "Threat to the Peace" under the UN CharterNomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 85.31
Die Arbeit diskutiert, ob eine Völkerrechtsverletzung begriffsnotwendiger Inhalt einer "Bedrohung des Friedens" gemäß Art. 39 der UN-Charta ist. Die Frage ist insbesondere im Hinblick auf den internationalen Terrorismus und die Aufrüstung mit Massenvernichtungswaffen von großer praktischer Bedeutung. Der Autor analysiert zunächst... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Security Council resolutions have undergone an important evolution over the last two decades. While continuing its traditional role of determining state-specific threats to peace and engaging accordingly in various peaceful or coercive measures, the Security Council has also adopted resolutions that have effectively imposed legal obligations on all... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 49.00
This fully up-dated, third revised edition of Confortis thought-provoking and challenging textbook, The Law and Practice of the United Nations, provides a comprehensive legal analysis of problems concerning membership, the structure of UN organs, their functions and their acts, taking into consideration the text of the Charter, its historical... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 159.00
This work brings together a number of contributions analyzing some of the most pressing issues in the present world, and suggests ways and methods to manage these problems. Topics covered are the decision-making in the UN Security Council; the position of the United States vis-a-vis the United Nations; human rights and economic and social development;... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 225.00
The United Nations Security Council is meant to be the central international organ for maintaining international peace and security, and it has a profound impact on the rights and duties of states under international law. However, it has been severely criticized throughout its existence. This book examines the role of international law in its decisions... more...