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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
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. Offering a comprehensive analysis it considers the full range of measures which can be utilised by the UN in the performance of its collective... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Modern technological development has been both rapid and fundamentally transformative of the means and methods of warfare, and of the broader environment in which warfare is conducted. In many cases, technological development has been stimulated by, and dedicated to, addressing military requirements. On other occasions, technological developments outside... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Is the use of military force to protect citizens of another nation justifiable? The present work examines this question from a historical and systematic perspective and reconstructs the arguments proposed for intervention across the history of political thought. The authors demonstrate that a nation?s sovereignty cannot be conceptualized as entirely... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 79.99
Now in a comprehensively updated edition, this indispensable handbook analyzes how international humanitarian law has evolved in the face of immense new challenges to international peace and human security. The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law provides the precise meaning and content for over 200 terms such as terrorism , refugee... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Examining some of the huge challenges that liberal States faced in the decade after 11 September 2001, this book addresses three aspects of the impact of more than a decade of military action. It considers different expressions of universalist moral aspirations, including the prohibition of torture, and discusses migration and responsibility... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
This innovative Research Handbook brings together leading international law scholars from around the world to discuss and highlight the contemporary debate regarding issues of conflict prevention and the legality of resorting to the use of armed force through to those arising during an armed conflict and in the in the phase between conflict and peace.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 44.95
The third edition of Ingrid Detter's authoritative work explores the changing legal context of modern warfare in light of events over the last decade. The new edition covers post 9/11 events and the resulting changes in the ethos of war. It analyses the role of military companies sometimes authorised by States to act in war-like situations and... more...