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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


The Destruction of the Legitimacy of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The place and purpose of trusteeship in the post‐Second World War world order aroused passions and suspicions that were no less pronounced than those which threatened to disrupt the peace ... More


The Security Council as Enforcer of Human Rights

Vera Gowlland-Debbas

in Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the legal issues of the Security Council's actions in favour of human rights. In particular, it addresses the problem of the qualification of human rights violations as a ... More


The Essence of and Response to the Indeterminacy of Treaty Provisions

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on a number of contexts where the policy-abundant indeterminate notions are included in treaties with the effect of impacting the rights and duties of States. These contexts ... More


Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Bardo Fassbender (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The contributions to this book, which are based on lectures delivered at the Academy of European Law in Florence, take a closer look at the two sides of the United Nations Security Council's ... More


The Security Council and Human Rights—from Discretion to Promote to Obligation to Protect

Daphna Shraga

in Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses how the role of the UN Security Council in the promotion and protection of human rights developed since 1945: an organ not endowed with any specific powers in the field of human ... More


Africa

Ademola Abass

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the African Union (AU) in implementing the responsibility to protect (RtoP) in Africa, especially the relation of Article 4(h) of its Act to the principles of “non ... More


Regional and Global Legitimacy Dynamics: The United Nations and Regional Arrangements

Paul D. Williams

in Legitimating International Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672097
eISBN:
9780191756030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672097.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter examines different legitimation claims made by regional organisations and the UN with regard to their activities to maintain international peace and security. It argues that the ... More


Building the Legitimacy of the African Union: An Evolving Continent and Evolving Organization

Walter Lotze

in Legitimating International Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672097
eISBN:
9780191756030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672097.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines efforts to legitimise the AU through three lenses: first, the evolution from the OAU to the AU; second, the institutional development of the AU, especially of its peace and ... More


Introduction

Bardo Fassbender

in Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter aims at providing a framework for this book which deals with different aspects of the issue of human rights and the UN Security Council. On the one hand, the Security ... More


The African response

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Paradoxically, as much as Africa’s current problems are often rooted in the past, the continent today finds itself squarely at the forefront of new security thinking. Although the international ... More


Women’s Peacebuilding: UNSCR 1325 and the Post-Oslo Peace Supermarket

Sophie Richter-Devroe

in Women's Political Activism in Palestine: Peacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041860
eISBN:
9780252050558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041860.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 provides an ethnography and analysis of women’s peacebuilding initiatives in Palestine, tracking the ways in which the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and the liberal Women, Peace and ... More


Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Hany Besada and Timothy M. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Africa’s economies need dynamism to respond to global competition. Strategies are needed that will enhance transformation and socio-economic achievement within the context of the Post-2015 ... More


Protecting Which Peace for Whom against What? A Conceptual Analysis of Collective Security

Pål Wrange

in Promoting Peace Through International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722731
eISBN:
9780191789496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722731.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The collective security system of the UN Charter has, since its inception, been fraught with political and practical problems. Such problems can all be associated with conceptual contradictions and ... More


Reviewing Security Council Measures in the Light of International Human Rights Principles

Salvatore Zappalà

in Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents a critical account of the Security Council's involvement in human rights matters since the early 1990s from a legal perspective. The Council has often operated outside the ... More


Protection of Human Rights and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Necessary Precondition or a Clash of Interests?

Ola Engdahl

in Promoting Peace Through International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722731
eISBN:
9780191789496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722731.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Peace may be achieved through the use of military force. Protection against grave violations of human rights might also require its use, and the connection between international peace and security ... More


The Maintenance of International Peace and Security through Prevention of Atrocity Crimes: The Question of Cooperation between the UN and Regional Arrangements

Adama Dieng

in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272654
eISBN:
9780190272685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272654.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the role and responsibility of the Security Council to maintain international peace and security through the prevention of atrocity crimes, as reflected in the World Summit ... More


Differences in Organization Response Rates

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an introduction to the informal level of decision-making and presents the book’s central argument. That is, the ways in which actors interact and negotiate within international ... More


The FFPU in a Global Context

Lesley J. Pruitt

in Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 1 situates the FFPU within a complex global environment that includes varied and disputed approaches to gender equity and women’s inclusion in peace and security initiatives. It explores the ... More


The Role and Impact on the African Union

Linnéa Gelot

in Political Rationale and International Consequences of the War in Libya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767480
eISBN:
9780191821479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767480.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the AU’s response to the 2011 Libya crisis, demonstrating the centrality and application of its normative framework. Bringing to light the internal politics of the AU helps ... More


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