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The United Nations Security Council and war : the evolution of thought and practice since 1945

Author: A V Lowe; et al
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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This text brings together leading scholars and practitioners to provide an analysis of the legal, historical, and political context in which the Security Council operates. They explore the different functions that the Council has acquired over the last 60 years, partly in response to the changing nature of war.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
United Nations Security Council and war.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)648599259
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A V Lowe; et al
ISBN: 9780199533435 0199533431 9780199583300 0199583307
OCLC Number: 192027112
Description: xxi, 793 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: A council for all seasons : the creation of the Security Council and its relevance today / Edward C. Luck --
The charter limitations on the use of force : theory and practice / Christine Gray --
Proposals for UN standing forces : a critical history / Adam Roberts --
The Security Council and the great powers / Nico Krisch --
The Security Council, the General Assembly, and war : the uniting for peace resolution / Dominik Zaum --
The Security Council and peacekeeping / Mats Berdal --
The sanctions era : themes and trends in UN Security Council sanctions since 1990 / David Cortright, George A. Lopez, and Linda Gerber-Stellingwerf --
The Security Council's authorization of regional arrangements to use force : the case of NATO / Dan Sarooshi --
The Security Council in the post-Cold War world / Jeremy Greenstock --
The United Nations, the Security Council, and the Korean War / William Stueck --
The Suez crisis and the British dilemma at the United Nations / Wm. Roger Louis --
The Security Council and the Arab-Israeli wars : responsibility without power / Bruce D. Jones --
The Security Council and the India-Pakistan wars / Rahul Roychaudhury --
The Security Council and East Timor / Peter Carey with Pat Walsh --
The Security Council and the Iran-Iraq war / Charles Tripp --
The Security Council and the 1991 and 2003 wars in Iraq / James Cockayne and David M. Malone --
The Security Council and the wars in the former Yugoslavia / Susan L. Woodward --
The Security Council and the Bosnian conflict : a practitioner's view / Rupert Smith --
The Security Council and Afghanistan / Gilles Dorronsoro --
The Security Council and three wars in West Africa / Adekeye Adebajo --
The Security Council in the wings : exploring the Security Council's non-involvement in wars / J.P.D. Dunbabin --
The different functions of the Security Council with respect to humanitarian law / Georg Nolte --
The Security Council and humanitarian intervention / Jennifer M. Welsh --
The Security Council and the administration of war-torn and contested territories / Richard Caplan --
The Security Council and international law on military occupations / David Scheffer --
The Security Council and terrorism / Jane Boulden --
The Security Council and the use of private force / Sarah V. Percy.
Responsibility: edited by Vaughan Lowe ... [et al.].
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