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Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Nigel White

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

With the end of the Second World War there came the United Nations and a new world order based on the prohibition of military force in international relations, and yet since 1945 British troops have ... More


Declarations of War in Interstate War

Tanisha M. Fazal

in Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719813
eISBN:
9781501719790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719813.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter asks: why have states stopped issuing formal declarations of war in interstate war? The chapter begins with an historical overview of the use of declarations of war, then moves to an ... More


The Limits on Leaders: The Falklands War and the Franco-Turkish War

Alex Weisiger

in Logics of War: Explanations for Limited and Unlimited Conflicts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451867
eISBN:
9780801468179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451867.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes the 1982 Falklands War and 1919–21 Franco-Turkish War. These conflicts were driven by principal-agent problems in domestic politics. In both wars, leaders adopted policies that ... More


The Use of the Word and Its Limits: Dialogue as Peacemaking

Marc Gopin

in Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The discussion argues that words and dialog must not be the only path of reconciliation that is explored in conflict resolution – nonverbal cues, symbols, and deeds are also important. Other problems ... More


A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Peter Gold

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a detailed analysis of the attempt by Britain and Spain since 1980 to solve their dispute over the future of Gibraltar. Spain wants the restoration of her territorial integrity, whereas ... More


Natural Burial and Cultural Memory

Douglas J. Davies

in Mors Britannica: Life Style & Death Style in Britain Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199644971
eISBN:
9780191815737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644971.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Three innovative individuals drive this chapter through their imaginative provision of UK funerary and memorial practice. Ken West fostered woodland, natural, green or ecological burial; David ... More


The oratory of Michael Heseltine

Mark Bennister

in Conservative Orators from Baldwin to Cameron

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097249
eISBN:
9781781708361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097249.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Michael Heseltine may never have been Conservative Party leader or Prime Minister, but he was a flamboyant and exuberant performer and always in demand as a speaker. Oratory was an essential part of ... More


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