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Under attack : challenges to the rules governing the international use of force

Author: Belinda Helmke
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2010.
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This title contributes to the field of international relations and the study of international law and armed conflict. It links information from varying disciplines to form a comprehensive picture of state practice and the challenges it poses to the legal rules for the use of force.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Belinda Helmke
ISBN: 9780754679899 0754679896 9780754699712 0754699714
OCLC Number: 503655830
Description: xvi, 296 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Plan of attack --
Outlawing the mob : international law and the use of force prior to 1918 --
Renouncing luxury : international law and the use of force in the interwar years --
Where there's a will : international law and the use of force during the Cold War --
The state of play : developments in the contemporary international system --
The snail and the slug : the protection of nationals abroad --
From dawn to dusk : humanitarian intervention --
The uninvited guest : intervention in failed states --
Bolt from the blue : the pre-emptive use of force --
The remains of the reign : the use of force to counter terrorism --
The (un)usual suspects : the use of force against rogue states --
Conclusion : The road (not) taken.
Responsibility: by Belinda Helmke.
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Under Attack makes a new contribution to the field of international relations in general and the study of international law and armed conflict in particular, in two core ways. First, it links  Read more...

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'In the wake of Kosovo, September 11, and Iraq, what had seemed to be a clear set of rules to govern the post-Cold War world has been put under severe strain. In this detailed and thoughtful account, Read more...

 
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