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Force and Legitimacy in World Politics

Force and Legitimacy in World Politics


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ISBN-13: 9780521691642
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/15/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.73(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

David Armstrong is Professor of International Relations, Department of Politics, University of Exeter.

Theo Farrell is Reader in War in the Modern World, Department of War Studies, King's College London.

Bice Maiguashca is Lecturer in Politics, Department of Politics, University of Exeter.

Table of Contents

1. Notes on contributors; 2. Introduction David Armstrong and Theo Farrell; 3. Legitimacy and the use of force: can the circle be squared? Andrew Hurrell; 4. Legality and legitimacy: the quest for principled felxibility and restraint Richard Falk; 5. Not yet havoc: geopolitical change and the international rules on military force Michael Byers; 6. Liberal hierarchy and the license to use force Christian Reus-Smit; 7. The age of liberal wars Lawrence Freedman; 8. Force, legitimacy, success and Iraq David Campbell; 9. War and international relations: a military historical perspective on force and legitimacy Jeremy Black; 10. The judgement of war: on the idea of legitimate force in world politics Nicholas Rengger; 11. Discourses of difference: civilians, combatants and compliance with the laws of wars Helen M. Kinsella; 12. Fights about rules: the role efficiacy and power in changing multilateralism Martha Finnemore; 13. Peacekeeping and enforcement action in Africa: the role of Europe and the obligations of multilateralism Christine Gray; 14. Dead or alive: American vengeance goes global Michael Sherry.

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