International Law and the Use of Force: Beyond the U.N. Charter Paradigm / Edition 1

International Law and the Use of Force: Beyond the U.N. Charter Paradigm / Edition 1

by Anthony Clark Arend, Robert J. Beck
     
 

ISBN-10: 041509304X

ISBN-13: 9780415093040

Pub. Date: 06/25/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

When the United Nations Charter was adopted in 1945, states established a legal 'paradigm' for regulating the recourse to armed force. In the years since then, however, significant developments have challenged the paradigm's validity, causing a 'pardigmatic shift'. International Law and the Use of Force traces this shift and explores its implications for

…  See more details below

Overview

When the United Nations Charter was adopted in 1945, states established a legal 'paradigm' for regulating the recourse to armed force. In the years since then, however, significant developments have challenged the paradigm's validity, causing a 'pardigmatic shift'. International Law and the Use of Force traces this shift and explores its implications for contemporary international law and practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415093040
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Figures
Acknowledgments
1International law and the use of force1
2Historical overview: the development of the legal norms relating to the recourse to force11
3The United Nations Charter framework for the resort to force29
4Collective use of force under the United Nations Charter47
5Anticipatory self-defense71
6Intervention in civil and mixed conflicts80
7Intervention to protect nationals93
8Humanitarian intervention112
9Responding to terrorism138
10International law and the recourse to force: a shift in paradigms177
Notes and references203
Index266

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >