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Published: 15 November 2008

286 Pages

ISBN: 9780199552726

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Human Rights, Intervention, and the Use of Force

Edited by Philip Alston and Euan Macdonald

Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law

  • Of huge topical importance in the wake of the Kosovan declaration of independence
  • Examines the foundational challenges of sovereignty, human rights and security in the post 9/11 era
  • Considers the achievability of both procedural and substantive legitimacy for liberal democracies
  • Looks at the impact of national security needs on the development of the international legal regime