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Peace, Justice, and Religion

David Little

in What is a Just Peace?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199275359
eISBN:
9780191603686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275351.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Little raises many questions of international legality in addressing the finer concepts of peace enforcing, peacekeeping, peacemaking, and peace building. He accentuates the rule of law, democracy, ... More


Janus‐faced Structure of the Security Council: Open System and Closed Shop

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the institutional setting of the United Nations. The underlying assumption is that the Security Council can best be described as a Janus-faced structure of both an open system ... More


Emergence of Informal Groups of States

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the question of what triggered the emergence of informal groups of states in the form of the advisory committees in the 1950s, and argues that their establishment has to be seen ... More


The New World of UN Peace Operations: Learning to Build Peace?

Thorsten Benner, Stephan Mergenthaler, and Philipp Rotmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594887
eISBN:
9780191729065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594887.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Peace operations are the UN's flagship activity. Over the past decade, UN blue helmets have been dispatched to evermore challenging environments from the Congo to Timor to perform an expanding set of ... More


Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Annica Kronsell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the post-national defense and its gender implications. A characteristic of the post-national defense is that less attention is paid to the defense of the territory and more to the ... More


Human Rights, Intervention, and the Use of Force

Philip Alston and Euan Macdonald (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552719
eISBN:
9780191721090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552719.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The imperatives of sovereignty, human rights, and national security very often pull in different directions, yet the relations between these three different notions are considerably more subtle than ... More


Creeping Unilateralism: Humanitarian Interventions and No‐Fly Zones

David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199278572
eISBN:
9780191604119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278571.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the third phase of UN involvement in Iraq, characterized by creeping unilateralism, occurring within the context of a more multidisciplinary approach to peace operations. That ... More


Europe, the United States, and the International Criminal Court

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In stark contrast to American policy, European states have embraced the ICC. This chapter examines what this tells us about Europe as an actor on the global state. Drawing on Andrew Linklater's ... More


Power and Change: The Evolution of United Nations Complex Peace Operations

Simon Chesterman

in You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199263486
eISBN:
9780191600999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263485.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Considers the evolution of Council practice in the area of transitional administration. As in much of the Council's work, practice has led theory , with some members of the Council and the wider UN ... More


Peace and Security: The Use of Force to Maintain Law and Order

Simon Chesterman

in You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199263486
eISBN:
9780191600999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263485.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Unless security is established on the ground, none of the political purposes of a transitional administration can be achieved. Nevertheless, as this chapter shows, the response of military ... More


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