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Author Buchanan, Allen
Title Human Rights, Legitimacy, and the Use of Force
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2010
©2010
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Note Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part I: Human Rights -- 1. Justice, Legitimacy, and Human Rights -- 2. Taking the Human Out of Human Rights -- 3. Equality and Human Rights -- 4. Human Rights and the Legitimacy of the International Order -- Part II: Legitimacy -- 5. The Legitimacy of Global Governance Institutions (with Robert O. Keohane) -- 6. The Legitimacy of International Law -- 7. Democracy and the Commitment to International Law -- 8. Constitutional Democracy and the Rule of International Law: Are They Compatible? (with Russell Powell) -- Part III: The Use of Force -- 9. The Internal Legitimacy of Humanitarian Intervention -- 10. Beyond the National Interest -- 11. Institutionalizing the Just War -- 12. Justifying Preventive War -- 13. From Nuremburg to KosovoThe Morality of Illegal International Legal Reform -- Index
This volume collects Allen Buchanan's previously published articles with a focus on ethics and international law, specifically with regard to human rights, the legitimacy of international institutions, and the ethics of force across borders. The work fits together tightly in its systematic interconnections, and collectively it makes the case for a holistic and systematic approach to issues that are at the forefront of current discussions in political and legal philosophy--issues that have traditionally been seen as separate
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Buchanan, Allen Human Rights, Legitimacy, and the Use of Force Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2010 9780195389654
Subject International law.;Human rights.;Humanitarian intervention.;International and municipal law
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