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The American Way of Bombing
Changing Ethical and Legal Norms, from Flying Fortresses to Drones
This volume brings together prominent military historians, practitioners, civilian and military legal experts, political scientists, philosophers, and anthropologists to explore the evolution of ethical and legal norms governing air warfare.



The Authority Trap
Strategic Choices of International NGOs
Sarah S. Stroup, Wendy H. Wong
Not all international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) are created equal, Some have emerged as "leading INGOs" that command deference from various powerful audiences and are well-positioned to influence the practices of states, corporations, and other INGOs. Yet Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong make a strong case for the tenuous nature of...



Beyond Federal Dogmatics
The Influence of EU Law on Belgian Constitutional Case Law Regarding Federalism
Stef Feyen
Feyen rethinks the framework within which the connection between EU law and national constitutional law can be understood.



Brutality in an Age of Human Rights
Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire
Brian Drohan
In Brutality in an Age of Human Rights, Brian Drohan demonstrates that British officials’ choices concerning counterinsurgency methods have long been deeply influenced or even redirected by the work of human rights activists. To reveal how that influence was manifested by military policies and practices, Drohan examines three British...



Creating Regimes
Arctic Accords and International Governance
Oran R. Young
Oran R. Young is a key participant in recent debates among international relations scholars about the dynamics of rule-making and rule-following in international society. In this book, he weaves together theoretical issues relating to the formation of...



The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management
On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption
J. C. Sharman
An unprecedented new international moral and legal rule forbids one state from hosting money stolen by the leaders of another state. In The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management, J. C. Sharman asks how the anti-kleptocracy regime came about, how well it is working, and how it could work better.



The Endtimes of Human Rights
Stephen Hopgood
A passionate and provocative argument that the idea of universal human rights has become not only ill adapted to current realities but also overambitious and unresponsive.



The Ethics of Destruction
Norms and Force in International Relations
Ward Thomas
Many assume that in international politics, and especially in war, "anything goes." Civil War general William Sherman said war "is all hell." The implication behind the maxim is that in war, as in hell, there is no order, only chaos; no mercy, only...



Eyewitness to a Genocide
The United Nations and Rwanda
Michael Barnett
Michael Barnett argues that the indifference of the UN to events in Rwanda was driven not by incompetence or cynicism but rather by reasoned choices cradled by moral considerations.



Farmers on Welfare
The Making of Europe's Common Agricultural Policy
Ann-Christina L. Knudsen
In 2007 the farm subsidies of the European Union's Common Agricultural Policy took over 40 percent of the entire EU budget. How did a sector of diminishing social and economic importance manage to maintain such political prominence? The conventional...



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