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Recourse to force [electronic resource] : state action against threats and armed attacks / Thomas M. Franck.

By: Franck, Thomas M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Hersch Lauterpacht memorial lectures: Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xii, 205 p.).ISBN: 0511020619 (electronic bk.); 9780511020612 (electronic bk.); 0521820138 (hbk.); 9780521820134 (hbk.); 0511054637; 9780511054631; 0511177054 (electronic bk.); 9780511177057 (electronic bk.); 9780511494369 (electronic bk.); 051149436X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Self-defense (International law) | Intervention (International law) | United Nations -- Armed Forces | United Nations. -- Armed Forces | LAW -- International | Electronic books | Samfundsvidenskab Politologi | Nations Unies -- Forces arm�ees | Agression (Droit international) | L�egitime d�efense (Droit international) | Intervention (Droit international) | Verenigde Naties | Handvest van de Verenigde Naties | Militaire interventie | Zelfverdediging | Politiek geweld | Intervention (V�olkerrecht) | Nations unies | R�eglement pacifique des conflits internationaux | L�egitime d�efense (droit international) | Recours �a la forceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Recourse to force.DDC classification: 341.5/8 Other classification: 89.72 | 86.92 | PR 2208 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The UN's capacity for adapting to radical changes of circumstance -- Use of force by the United Nations -- The original parameters of self-defence -- Self-defence against state-sponsored terrorists and infiltrators -- Self-defence against ideological subversion -- Self-defence against attacks on citizens abroad -- Anticipatory self-defence -- Countermeasures and self-help -- The 'purely humanitarian' intervention -- What, eat the cabin boy? Uses of force that are illegal but justifiable.
Summary: In this book Professor Franck tracks various conflicts since 1945 which have contributed to the extensive interpretation of the UN Charter by the UN's principal political institutions. He examines the law pertaining to the use of force againt subversion and terrorism, and the need to balance peace with justice.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The UN's capacity for adapting to radical changes of circumstance -- Use of force by the United Nations -- The original parameters of self-defence -- Self-defence against state-sponsored terrorists and infiltrators -- Self-defence against ideological subversion -- Self-defence against attacks on citizens abroad -- Anticipatory self-defence -- Countermeasures and self-help -- The 'purely humanitarian' intervention -- What, eat the cabin boy? Uses of force that are illegal but justifiable.

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In this book Professor Franck tracks various conflicts since 1945 which have contributed to the extensive interpretation of the UN Charter by the UN's principal political institutions. He examines the law pertaining to the use of force againt subversion and terrorism, and the need to balance peace with justice.

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