1st Edition

International Law and the Use of Force
Beyond the U.N. Charter Paradigm

ISBN 9780415093040
Published June 25, 1993 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

When the United Nations Charter was adopted in 1945, states established a legal `paradigm' for regulating the recourse to armed force. In the years since then, however, significant developments have challenged the paradigm's validity, causing a `pardigmatic shift'. International Law and the Use of Force traces this shift and explores its implications for contemporary international law and practice.