The United Nations Security Council and War (häftad)
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Roberts, Adam / Welsh, Jennifer / Zaum, Dominik
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The United Nations Security Council and War (häftad)

The United Nations Security Council and War

The Evolution of Thought and Practice since 1945

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The book brings together leading scholars and practitioners to provide the definitive 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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Choice, Apr 2011 A useful reference work that supplements smaller studiesSumming Up: Recommended.

Christian Henderson in International and Comparative Law Quarterly A definitive interdisciplinary work on an important subject ... The depth of knowledge and experience provides fascinating and essential reading for anyone interested in the area of international peace and security, regardless of their disciplinary background and whether practitioner or academic

Robin Geiss in German Yearbook of International Law The United Nations Security Council and War is an essential work, full of astute observations. Set apart by the wealth of ideas and diversity of viewpoints, this edited collection provides a seminal and well-balanced account of the Security Council's dealing with war since 1945.

Professor Gilles Andrani in Survival a magnificent achievement... this book will stand out as an indispensable tool in the vast literature on the UN Security Council, set apart by the quality of its research, the wealth of extensive and carefully researched data it contains, as well as the diversity of viewpoints it offers.

Professor Lawrence Freedman, June 2008 An incredible achievement, magisterial and definitive. This is an essential work on anyone's bookshelf.

Professor Paul Williams, International Affairs this excellent edited collection ... consistently high standard we should not forget that for better or worse the UN can only work well when its Great Powers work together. Analysts and policy-makers alike would be better prepared to bring this about if they read this important new book.

Foreign Affairs, December 2008 This substantial, comprehensive, and authoritative volume contains 28 chapters by leading academics, lawyers, and practitioners, plus detailed appendices covering UN resolutions, sanctions, and operations.

Dr Kennedy Graham, University of Canterbury New Zealand Yearbook of International law That the book will stand as an authoritative piece is not in doubt.

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<br>Vaughan Lowe is Chichele Professor of Public International Law, and a Fellow of All Souls College, in the Oxford University. He also practices in the field of international law as a barrister from Essex Court Chambers, London and has appeared in cases before English and International courts, and sits on international tribunals. <br>Sir Adam Roberts was Montague Burton Professor of International Relations at Oxford University, and a Fellow of Balliol College, from 1986 to 2007. His books include (ed. with Benedict Kingsbury), United Nations, Divided World: The UN's Roles in International Relations, 2nd edn. (OUP 1993), and (ed. with Richard Guelff), Documents on the Laws of War, 3rd edn. (OUP 2000). <br>Jennifer Welsh is Professor in International Relations at Oxford University and a Fellow of Somerville College. She is the author, most recently, of At Home In The World: Canada's Global Vision For The 21st Century, and editor of Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations (OUP 2003). She was recently named a Trudeau Fellow, and is currently on a Leverhulme research grant working on a project on 'sovereignty as responsibility'. <br>Dominik Zaum is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Reading, and author of The Sovereignty Paradox: The Norms and Politics of International Statebuilding (OUP 2007).<br>


1. Introduction; PART I: THE FRAMEWORK; 2. A Council for All Seasons: The Creation of the Security Council and Its Relevance Today; 3. The Charter Limitations on the Use of Force: Theory and Practice; 4. Proposals for UN Standing Forces: A Critical History; PART II: THE ROLES OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL; 5. The Great Powers and the Security Council; 6. The Security Council, the General Assembly, and War: The Uniting for Peace Resolution; 7. The Security Council and Peacekeeping; 8. The Sanctions Era: Themes and Trends in UN Security Council Sanctions since 1990; 9. The Authorization by the Security Council of Regional Arrangements to Use Force: The Case of NATO; 10. The Security Council in the Post-Cold War World; PART III: CASE STUDIES; 11. The United Nations, the Security Council, and the Korean War; 12. The Suez Crisis and the British Dilemma at the United Nations; 13. The Security Council and the Arab-Israeli Wars: Responsibility without Power; 14. The Security Council and the India-Pakistan Wars; 15. The Security Council and the Question of East Timor'; 16. The Security Council and the Iran-Iraq War; 17. The Security Council and the 1991 and 2003 Iraq Wars; 18. The Security Council and the Wars in the former Yugoslavia; 19. The Security Council and the Bosnia Conflict: A Practitioner's View; 20. The Security Council and Afghanistan; 21. The Security Council and Three Wars in West Africa; 22. The Security Council in the Wings: Exploring the Non-Involvement of the Security Council in Wars; PART IV: THE SECURITY COUNCIL AND THE CHANGING CHARACTER OF WAR; 23. The Different Functions of the Security Council with Respect to Humanitarian Law; 24. The Security Council and Interventions with Humanitarian Purposes; 25. The Security Council and International Administration of War-Torn and Contested Territories; 26. The Security Council and International Law on Military Occupations; 27. The Security Council and Terrorism; 28. The Security Council and the Use of Private Force; Appendices; 1. UN Peacekeeping Operations, 1945 - 2006; 2. UN Forces, Missions, and Institutions not Classified as Peacekeeping Operations, 1945 - 2006; 3. UN-Authorized Military Operations, 1945 - 2006; 4. UN-Authorized Sanctions, 1945 - 2006; 5. Vetoed Security Council Resolutions, 1945 - 2006; 6. Uses of the Uniting for Peace Resolution, 1950 - 2006; 7. List of Armed Conflicts and Crises, 1945 - 2006