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Democracy goes to war : British military deployments under international law

Author: Nigel D White
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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British troops are increasingly deployed around the world. This book considers the different constitutional frameworks that operate at national & international levels within which troop deployments are made by the British government, & assesses whether mechanisms of democratic accountability can contribute to upholding international law.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
White, N.D., 1961-
Democracy goes to war.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009011689
(OCoLC)317068160
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel D White
OCLC Number: 456102425
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 314 pages)
Contents: The British constitution and military action --
Lawbreaker or lawmaker? : Britain and international law --
Between idealism and realism : Britain, the UN, and NATO --
From Korea to Kuwait : Britain and coalitions of the willing --
A role for Europe : Britain and the EU --
What peace? : British blue helmets in Bosnia --
Defending the nation : the Falklands --
Helping a friend in Afghanistan --
Bombing in the name of humanity : the RAF over Kosovo --
The road to Basra --
Democracy, accountability, and military action.
Responsibility: Nigel D. White.

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