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Collective Security

Alexander Orakhelashvili


This is the first comprehensive study of the role, powers and functions of international institutions in the area of peace and security, including both inter-state wars and crises and intra-state situations such as civil wars and serious violations of the rights of individuals and peoples. It examines collective security as one single system consisting of the United Nations and regional security institutions, the foundation of which is laid in Chapter VIII of the UN Charter. The operation of this single system involves multiple ways of inteaction between institutions, ranging from collaboratio ... More

Keywords: United Nations, security institutions, peace, security, judicial review

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199579846
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579846.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexander Orakhelashvili, author
Lecturer in Law, University of Birmingham
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