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The politics of military occupation

Author: Peter M R Stirk
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2009] ©2009
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Military occupation is a recurrent feature of modern international politics and yet has received little attention from political scientists. This book sets out to remedy this neglect, offering: an account of military occupation as a form of government an assessment of key trends in the development of military occupations over the last two centuries an explanation the conceptual and practical difficulties encountered  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stirk, Peter M.R., 1954-
Politics of military occupation.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009415899
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M R Stirk
ISBN: 9780748636723 0748636722 0748652752 9780748652754 1282703064 9781282703063 9786612703065 6612703067
OCLC Number: 608504012
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
The evolving practice and meaning of military occupation --
Defining occupation --
Forms of military government --
The role of civilian governors in military occupation --
Occupation and obligation --
Sovereignty and occupation ---
Justice under occupation --
Occupation and regime transformation --
Responsibility: Peter M.R. Stirk.


Stirk argues that military occupation should be regarded as a political phenomenon - a distinct form of government at the heart of which is the nature of obligation on the part of both the occupier  Read more...


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