The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force: The Impact of the United States upon the Jus ad Bellum in the Post-Cold War Era

The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force: The Impact of the United States upon the Jus ad Bellum in the Post-Cold War Era

by Christian Henderson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409401735
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Series: Ashgate International Law Series
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 21.00(d)

About the Author

Christian Henderson, Lecturer in Law, Department of Law, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword, Nigel D. White; Preface; Introduction; Assessing impact upon the jus ad bellum; Part I The Use of Force Under the Auspices of the United Nations Security Council: The functioning of the United Nations collective security system: the authorization technique; The unilateral determination of authority to use force under the auspices of the Security Council (I) the revival of authority; The unilateral determination of authority to use force under the auspices of the Security Council (II): enforcing the collective will. Part II The Use of Force in Self-Defence: Self-defence and terrorism: the harbouring standard of attribution; The doctrine of pre-emptive self-defence; Conclusion; Postscript; Index.

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