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Economic Sanctions : Panacea Or Peacebuilding In A Post-cold War World? - David Cortright

Economic Sanctions

Panacea Or Peacebuilding In A Post-cold War World?

By: David Cortright, George A. Lopez (Editor), R. V. Dellums (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 28th July 1995
ISBN: 9780813389097
Number Of Pages: 255

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As the challenge of preventing military conflict has become increasingly complex in the post-Cold War era, economic sanctions are being applied with growing frequency. Sanctions are also being used to enforce international law, to deter aggression and terrorism, to defend democracy and human rights, and to prevent nuclear proliferation. This study addresses questions about the utility, appropriateness and success or failure of sanctions, as well as their impact on the poor and innocent. Specific case studies, focusing on recent conflicts such as those in Haiti, Iraq, South Africa and the former Yugoslavia, demonstrate the principal aspects of economic sanctions.

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
About the Contributorsp. xv
International and National Experiences with Sanctionsp. 1
Economic Sanctions in Contemporary Global Relationsp. 3
The United Nations Experience with Sanctionsp. 17
Notesp. 27
Economic Sanctions as Tools of Foreign Policyp. 29
Notesp. 42
A Review of Economic Sanctions: A Russian Perspectivep. 43
Assessing Sanctionsp. 49
Factors Affecting the Success of Sanctionsp. 51
Notesp. 61
Notesp. 70
Sanctions and International Lawp. 73
Notesp. 86
The Political and Moral Appropriateness of Sanctionsp. 89
Economic Sanctions and the Just-War Doctrinep. 97
Notesp. 116
Case Studiesp. 119
Notesp. 121
Notesp. 131
Economic Sanctions Against Iraq: Do They Contribute to A Just Settlement?p. 133
Notesp. 139
The Use of Sanctions in Former Yugoslavia: Misunderstanding Political Realitiesp. 141
Notesp. 151
The Use of Sanctions in Former Yugoslavia: Can They Assist in Conflict Resolution?p. 153
Notesp. 160
The Use of Sanctions in Haiti: Assessing the Economic Realitiesp. 161
Sanctions and Apartheid: The Economic Challenge to Discriminationp. 173
Notesp. 182
the Future of Sanctionsp. 185
A Proposal for A New United Nations Council on Economic Sanctionsp. 187
Notesp. 199
Research Concerns and Policy Needs in an Era of Sanctionsp. 201
Notesp. 208
Bibliographyp. 209
Indexp. 221
About the Bookp. 231
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ISBN: 9780813389097
ISBN-10: 0813389097
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 255
Published: 28th July 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.78 x 15.22  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1