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Cosmopolitan Militaries and Cosmopolitan Force

Elliott, Lorraine


The contemporary system of international law and international political practice has come to be characterized by two patterns that now �live side by side. � Together, they provide an apparently settled understanding about the legal and legitimate deployment of force in international relations. The legal and political norms of the Westphalian order proscribe the use of force between states except in self-defense. Since the period immediately following World War II, another pattern � the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Fault Lines of International Legitimacy
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511691614.010


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